Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported more corona virus recoveries than fresh cases as 14 people recuperated from the disease while nine new cases pushed the COVID-19 tally in the union territory to 7,415, a health department official said on Today.
Three new cases were detected during contact tracing while six were airport arrivals, he said.
Passengers arriving by flight have to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test before they are allowed entry into the islands.
The total number of coronavirus recoveries in the union territory rose to 7,191 as 14 more people recuperated from the disease in the last 24 hours, the official said.
The archipelago now has 97 active COVID-19 cases of which 92 are in South Andaman district and four in North and Middle Andaman district, the official said, adding that the Nicobar district is COVID-19 free as it has no active case.
The union territory has three districts.
The COVID-19 death toll in the islands so far is 127.