Port Blair, Sep 17 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 3,593 on Thursday as 19 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.
Seven new patients have travel history, while 12 infections were detected during contact tracing, he said.
Twenty-seven more people have been cured of the disease, the official said.
The Union territory now has 196 active cases, while 3,345 people have recovered from the disease and 52 patients have succumbed to the infection so far, he said.
The administration has so far sent 47,794 samples for COVID-19 tests, of which 47,546 reports have been received and 248 are awaited, the official added. PTI COR ACD ACD