PORT BLAIR: At the very least 23 extra folks have examined constructive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, elevating the tally within the Union Territory to 4,207, a well being division official stated on Saturday.
The demise toll rose to 58 after a affected person succumbed to the illness within the archipelago, he stated.
Of the recent instances, 16 have been detected throughout contact tracing, whereas seven have journey historical past, he stated.
Eight extra folks have been cured of the illness on Friday, taking the overall variety of recoveries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to three,945, the official stated.
The Union Territory now has 204 energetic COVID-19 instances.
The Andaman and Nicobar administration has despatched 80,768 samples for coronavirus assessments, of which 80,547 stories have been obtained, the official added.