Kamorta, Sept. 8: As many as six corona positive cases have been confirmed in the tribal belt of Central Nicobars. According to sources, the Assistant Commissioner and his spouse, Chief of Tribal Council, a staff of Assistant Commissioner’s office and a villager from Chota Enaka village have tested positive. Earlier one case of COVID-19 was shifted to Port Blair for treatment, making it a total of six confirmed cases.

Earlier, the Akhil Bharatiya Aadivasi Vikas Parishad had confirmed the first death from the Car Nicobar Island, who passed away at GB Pant while undergoing treatment.