COVID-19 tally in Andamans crosses 4 000-mark with 13 new cases

    Port Blair, Oct 12 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally in Andaman
and Nicobar Islands crossed the 4,000-mark after 13 more
people tested positive for the disease in the Union Territory,
a health department official said on Monday.
    The fresh infections pushed the total caseload in the
archipelago to 4,005, he said.
    Of the new patients, eleven were detected during
contact tracing, while two have travel history, he said.
    Twenty more people were cured of the disease on
Sunday, taking the number of recoveries in the Union Territory
to 3,764, the official said.
    Currently, there are 186 active coronavirus cases in
the archipelago, while 55 people have died due to the disease.
    The Andaman and Nicobar administration has conducted
69,146 sample tests for COVID-19 so far, the official added.

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