Port Blair, Aug 28 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 3,018 on Friday as 33 more people tested positive for the infection, while one more fatality pushed the Union territory's coronavirus death toll to 42, a health official said.
All the new cases were detected during contact tracing, he said.
The fresh infections have taken the number of active cases in the archipelago to 602, while the total number of recoveries rose to 2,374 as 65 more people were cured of the disease, the official said.
A total of 78,900 tests per million have been conducted in the islands so far, he added. PTI COR ACD ACD