Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported extra COVID-19 recoveries than new instances as 39 individuals recuperated from the illness whereas 19 new instances pushed the coronavirus tally within the union territory to six,936, a well being division official stated on Saturday.
The COVID-19 loss of life toll within the archipelago rose to 113 as 4 extra individuals succumbed to the illness within the final 24 hours, he stated. With 39 extra COVID-19 sufferers recuperating from the illness, the entire variety of recoveries within the union territory rose to six,630.
The union territory now has 193 energetic COVID-19 instances, of which 187 are in South Andaman district and 6 in North and Center Andaman district. The Nicobar district has no energetic COVID-19 case at current, the official stated.
The administration has thus far examined over three,85,020 samples for COVID-19 and the positivity price was 1.80 per cent, he stated. A complete of 1,24,038 individuals have acquired the primary dose of the COVID vaccine, whereas 17,360 have been administered the second dose, the official added.
In the meantime, the Info and Tourism secretary of Andaman and Nicobar administration, S Ok Singh instructed a press convention on Friday that although there’s a marginal dip within the variety of COVID-19 instances within the union territory however “we can’t be complacent till the instances drastically comes down.”
The administration is carefully monitoring the state of affairs and urged the individuals to strictly adhere to COVID acceptable behaviour.