Port Blair, Jan. 11: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 308 passengers who arrived here yesterday, 16 positive cases have been detected. Today, 14 flights with 951 passengers arrived, out of which, 702 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 246 passengers (includes 10 foreign travelers) and the reports are awaited.     

   During RAT conducted on 51 passengers bound for North & Middle Andaman at Ferrargunj, one positive case has been detected. At Mohanpura Bus Terminus, test was conducted on 58 passengers and all were found negative.  At Phoenix Bay Jetty, 37 passengers were tested with RAT and 3 positive cases have been detected. RT-PCR test was conducted on a crew member of MV Chouldari, the report of which is awaited. At Helipad, 13 passengers were tested with RAT and all were found negative.