The Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, four less than the previous day, pushing the tally to 10,157, a health department official said.
Five patients have travel history while three infections were detected during contact tracing, the official said. The archipelago now has 42 active COVID-19 cases, while 9,986 people have recovered from the disease, including four in the last 24 hours, he said.
A total of 129 patients have succumbed to COVID-19 till date. The union territory administration has so far tested 7,53,930 samples for COVID-19 and the cumulative test positivity rate is 1.35 per cent.
A total of 3,41,144 people have been inoculated with both doses of the vaccine so far, the official added.
-With PTI Input