Port Blair, June 19: The Nodal Officer, COVID-19, Dr. Avijit Roy today confirmed that two new cases of COVID-19 has been tested and confirmed today in the islands. Roy further said that both the new cases are asymptomatic. Among the two is a wife of a COVID-19 positive case while another had returned from Chennai on 17th June 2020 to join the Ship. Both the cases are healthy, he said.

The Nodal Officer further explained that the contact tracing of the policemen who were tested positive recently has been done. We are receiving the reports of the test and as of now, there is one positive case that has surfaced from within the contact. The total positive cases in A&N Islands as on date remains at 12, with two cases turning negative and two adding to the list.