Port Blair, Dec 28 (PTI) Twelve more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushing the coronavirus tally in the Union Territory to 4,924, a health department official said on Monday.
All the new cases were detected during contact tracing, he said.
Nine more people were cured of the disease in the last 24-hours, taking the total number of recoveries in the archipelago to 4,798, he said.
The Union Territory now has 64 active COVID-19 cases, while 62 people have died so far due to the disease, the official said.
A total of 1,76,895 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far in the Union Territory and the positivity rate is 2.78 per cent, he added. PTI COR RG RG