Andamans COVID-19 tally rises to 4,518

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Port Blair, Nov 14 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,518 as 11 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Saturday.

Of the 11 new cases, six have travel history, while five were detected during contact tracing, the official said.

The Union territory has 153 active COVID-19 cases while 4,304 have recovered from the disease, he said.

The archipelago has so far reported 61 COVID-19 deaths.

The Andaman and Nicobar administration has so far sent 1,04,786 samples for COVID-19 tests, of which 1,04,673 reports have been received, he added. PTI COR RG RG