Port Blair, August 26
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 2,945 on Wednesday as 41 extra individuals examined constructive for the an infection, whereas two recent fatalities pushed the Union territory’s coronavirus dying toll to 37, a well being official mentioned.
Six new sufferers have journey historical past, whereas the remaining 35 infections have been detected throughout contact tracing, he mentioned.
Two COVID-19 sufferers—an 86-year-old lady affected by coronary artery illness and a 79-year-old man affected by paralysis—have died, the official mentioned.
The recent infections have pushed the variety of energetic circumstances within the Union territory to 677, he mentioned.
As many as 139 extra individuals have been cured of the illness, taking the whole variety of recoveries within the islands to 2,231, the official mentioned.
A complete of 76,733 assessments per million have been performed within the Union territory to date, he added. PTI