Port Blair, July 27: The First Captain of Karmorta, Shri Aslam Majid has called upon the Dy. Commissioner Nicobar District to make arrangements to issue COVID-19 test certificates to the employees/ islanders travelling to Kamorta Island, which is a tribal reserve.

In a letter to the Dy. Commissioner, Majid said, “On behalf of the islanders of Kamorta, I would like to request you to issue mandatory COVID test certificate for islanders travelling to the tribal reserve areas. As the pandemic is on a rise, it is important that ship/ helicopter tickets are issued only to those persons who have successfully tested negative in Port Blair at the time of boarding”.

Majid also requested for Home Quarantine of all passengers arriving at Kamorta with strict vigil and daily home visits by health workers.