9 new COVID-19 cases in Andaman & Nicobar Islands; tally rises

Nine more people testedpositive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushingthe union territorys coronavirus caseload to 4,536, a healthdepartment official said on Monday.

Of the nine new cases, five were detected duringcontact tracing, while four have travel history, the officialsaid.

Fifteen more people recovered from the disease takingthe total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the union territoryof 4,330.

The archipelago now has 145 active COVID-19 cases,while 61 people have died of the infection so far, he said.


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