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Andaman Islands Report First Covid-19 Dying, Energetic Circumstances Tally at 142

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For illustration (Photograph Credit score: Reuters) Deputy Director (Well being) Avijit Roy, who has been on the forefront of the island’s efforts to struggle towards COVID-19, additionally examined optimistic in the course of the day, officers stated. PTI […]

For representation (Photo Credit: Reuters)

For illustration (Photograph Credit score: Reuters)

Deputy Director (Well being) Avijit Roy, who has been on the forefront of the island’s efforts to struggle towards COVID-19, additionally examined optimistic in the course of the day, officers stated.

  • PTI
  • Final Up to date: July 27, 2020, 10:03 PM IST

Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported its first COVID-19 demise as a 49-year-old affected person misplaced his life on Monday, officers stated. The Union Territory additionally detected 34 new circumstances of COVID-19, taking the tally to 324, they stated.

The person, a authorities worker, died round 6am whereas present process therapy on the GB Pant Hospital, officers stated. He had comorbid situations, they stated.

In the meantime, the recent infections have pushed the variety of lively circumstances within the islands to 142, whereas 182 individuals haverecovered from COVID-19, together with six previously 24 hours, they stated.

Deputy Director (Well being) Avijit Roy, who has been on the forefront of the island’s efforts to struggle COVID-19, additionally examined optimistic in the course of the day, officers stated.

Roy, who’s the Nodal Officer on COVID-19, has beenshifted to the Circuit Home within the South Level space, they stated.

Lieutenant Governor Admiral (Retd) DK Joshi, in a radio tackle, has appealed to the islanders to observe theguidelines issued by the administration within the wake of the rise in COVID-19 circumstances.

Noting that over 36,000 islanders have travelled to the Union Territory from different components of the nation from Maytill date, he urged individuals to keep away from pointless journey.

He stated 53,000 checks per million individuals have beenconducted within the islands, which is best than the nationwide common.


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