Port Blair, Jan. 9: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 435 passengers who arrived here yesterday, 129 positive cases have been detected. Today, 14 flights with 1623 passengers arrived, out of which, 1310 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 308 passengers (includes 08 foreign travellers) and the reports are awaited.

During RAT conducted on 55 passengers bound for North & Middle Andaman at Ferrargunj, all the tests were found negative. At Mohanpura Bus Terminus, test was conducted on 35 passengers and all were found negative.  Apart from this, RTPCR test was conducted on 14 crew members of MV Rangat and reports are awaited. Today, till 3 pm, 209 eligible beneficiaries were vaccinated, a press release from Directorate of IP&T said.