District Magistrate Orders Closure of All Shops and Establishments from 4th – 11th August With Exemptions to Few

Port Blair, Aug 1: In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in South Andaman District, the District Magistrate South Andaman in an Order dated 01.08.2020 has ordered closure of all shops /establishments from the midnight of 4th August 2020 till the midnight of 11th August 2020. However exemption is given to:

Grocery/ Kirana/ Milk/ Bakery Shops

Fruits & Vegetable Shops

Meat/ Chicken/ Fish Shops

Paint / Hardware / Electrical Shops

Books/ Stationary Shops

Chemists/ Pharmacies etc.

Shops catering to Agricultural and Fisheries items/ equipments

Petrol Pumps/ Fuel Depot

On weekends i.e. Saturday and Sunday, complete lockdown according to the order dated 28th July 2020 shall be complied with.