One new COVID-19 case in Andamans; tally at 5,001

One new COVID-19 case in Andamans; tally at 5,001

Port Blair: The COVID-19 caseload of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,001 as one more person has tested positive for the disease in the Union Territory, a health department official said on Monday.

The new patient has a travel history, he said.

No one was cured of the disease on Sunday, and the total number of recoveries in the archipelago stood at 4,932.

The death toll remained at 62 as no new fatality due to the infection was reported in the last 24 hours.

Altogether, 3,553 health workers have been vaccinated till February 7, the official said.

The Union Territory now has seven active cases.

The Andaman and Nicobar administration has conducted 2,35,072 sample tests for COVID-19 so far, and the positivity rate stands at 2.13 per cent, he added.

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