Medicines and Oxymeters Distributed at Doorsteps of ILI and Positive Cases

Port Blair, April 25: To tackle the recent surge in the COVID positive cases in South Andaman and to prevent the further spread of the virus, the District Administration has taken various proactive steps. In this connection, distribution of medicines and providing of oximeters to the door steps of all the ILI cases, positive cases and contacts of positive cases is being done.

A&N Administration Creates Panel of Doctors for Tele-Consultation

Port Blair, April 25: It has been observed that a large number of Patients are approaching GB Pant Hospital even for minor ailment which create unnecessary crowd at OPD. In view of increase in number of COVID Positive cases such practice invites violation of COVID -19 Protocols.

In view of the above circumstances to protect the public, a panel of Doctors will be available for tele-consultation on mobile between 09:00 am to 01:00 pm on all working days.

Port Blair, April 25: Consequent on emerging pandemic situation the Joint Secretary (Hr Edn), A&N Administration has accorded approval to close the colleges under A&N Administration with immediate effect for a period of four weeks as a preventive measure to stop the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19) till further orders.

Appeals to Encourage People to Mandatorily Take Vaccination

Port Blair, April 24: The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Jitendra Narain today interacted with heads and representatives of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and sought their active cooperation in Administration’s fight against COVID-19. He outlined the various steps taken by the Administration to contain the spread of COVID-19 cases across the Islands. While addressing the religious heads/representatives, the Chief Secretary said, the country is currently fighting a tough battle against the virus and the priority of the Administration is to protect every islander from the pandemic. Stating that there is an exponential spike in the number of positive cases in the country, he said, the situation in the Islands is not that alarming, but we need to be extremely cautious and there is no room for complacency.

Port Blair, April 25: A COVID-19 prevention and vaccination drive was organised by Living On The Edge (LOTE), Hindu Seva Sangh (HSS) in association with District Administration, South Andaman and Directorate of Health and Services at Nayabasti Durga Pooja Hall, at Bambooflat village of South Andaman district today.

“There are lot of people who meet the criteria, either above the age of 60 or are at least 45 years old, but left out of the vaccination drive unintentionally”, said Mr.Abhay Kumar, President LOTE. Hence LOTE, HSS has conducted a special drive to get them vaccinated.