Port Blair, Aug 17: In the wake of rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in Round Basti-Atlanta point area and in ABC Colony, Shadipur along with detection of Multiple ILI cases in these areas, both these areas have been declared as Containment Zones.

Further, as there have been no further reports of COVID-19 Positive cases in Prem Nagar (Part) containment zone and all past cases have been discharged, the containment operations in this area have been declared closed.

In view of the above, now there are a total of 8 Containment Zones in South Andaman district with the following administrative incharges:

Sr. No.   Containment Zone Area   Officer In-charge                Contact No.

  1. Shore point Shri. A Nazar 9434274876
  2. Bathu Basti(Part)- Garacharma(Part): Shri. Prabhakar Rao, Tehsildar (Sett.): 9474211000
  3. Junglighat (P)-Dairyfarm (P): Shri. Prem Singh Meena, AC (Sett.): 9531972861
  4. Phoenix Bay (Part- Behind Muruagan Medical): Shri. Jayanto Chakraborty, Revenue Inspector: 9531823898
  5. Haddo Ward-2 (Part-Area around Tirupati Temple): Shri. Murugan, Surveyor: 9531926577
  6. Aberdeen Bazaar (Part-Behind Ratnam Market): Shri. Omprakash, Revenue Inspector: 9434262043
  7. Round Basti-Atlanta Point: Shri. Ramesh, Tehsildar Port Blair: 9434283406
  8. ABC Colony, Shadipur: Shri. Harish Patwari: 9476056477

The cooperation of the residents of the Containment Zones has been solicited for containing the spread of COVID-19 in the Containment Zone area and in the district. Strict action as per law is being taken against the violators/those who venture out of the Containment Zone without the approval of area in-charge through special movement pass.