4 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 4,945

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Port Blair, Jan 1 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,945 on Friday as four more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

All the new cases were detected during contact tracing, he said.

Six more people have recovered from the infection, the official said.

The archipelago now has 57 active cases, while 4,826 people have been cured of the disease and 62 patients have succumbed to the infection so far, he said.

The administration has so far tested over 1.8 lakh samples for COVID-19, the official added. PTI COR ACD ACD