Port Blair, Sep 16 (PTI) The total number of active cases in Andaman and Nicobar Islands dipped to 13 on Thursday as no fresh infection was detected, while two more persons recovered from the disease, a health bulletin said.

The Union territory's caseload stood unchanged at 7,592, of which 7,450 were recoveries and 129 fatalities.

The administration has tested over 5.19 lakh samples for COVID-19 so far, it said, adding that the positivity rate stood at 1.46 per cent.

A total of 2.78 lakh people have received the first COVID-19 dose, while 1.18 lakh have been fully vaccinated.