COVID-19 pandemic in Lakshadweep

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COVID-19 pandemic in the Lakshadweep Islands
Disease COVID-19
Virus strain SARS-CoV-2
Location Lakshadweep Islands, India
First outbreak Wuhan, Hubei, China
Arrival date18 January 2021
(7 months and 4 weeks)
Confirmed cases10,297
Active cases5
Deaths
51

The first case of COVID-19 on the Union Territory of Lakshadweep was recorded on 18 January 2021. [1] Lakshadweep Islands, until then, was India's only COVID-free territory (state/UT), and life was fairly normal for the residents of the UT. [2] As of 13 September 2021, there were 10,297 confirmed cases (5 active) and 51 deaths. [3]

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Statistics

DistrictTotal casesRecoveriesDeathsActive cases
Total10,25710,1125194
Lakshadweep 10,25710,1125194
As of 2021-08-08 [4]

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COVID-19 vaccines with approval for emergency or conditional usage

Two vaccines - University of Oxford’s AZD1222 (marketed as Covishield in India) and BBV152 (marketed as Covaxin, developed in India by Bharat Biotech in association with the ICMR and NIV) were approved by the Drug Controller General of India on 1st and 2nd January 2021. [6] [7] Both can be stored, transported and handled at normal refrigerated conditions (2-8 degrees Celsius).

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