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Coronavirus hits India’s remote Great Andamanese tribe, of whom only 53 people remain

Ten members of India’s dwindling Great Andamanese tribe have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday, fuelling concerns about the safety of the group and other indigenous people in the remote archipelago.Six of the 10 have recovered and are in home quarantine while the rest are undergoing treatment at a local hospital.Just over 50 Great Andamanese people survive today and live on the tiny Strait Island where the Indian government looks after their food and shelter.The…

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