(Bloomberg) — More people signed up for Obamacare health plans in the first two days of December than in all of October after the U.S. government rehabilitated its error-prone insurance-exchange website.

About 29,000 people selected health plans through the federal exchange from Dec. 1 through Dec. 2, according to a person familiar with the data who asked not to be identified because the final numbers are being cross-checked. About 26,000 people in October bought health plans though the federal system.

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