Lockdown to Continue in South Andaman till 6th July 

Port Blair, June 28: The District Magistrate South Andaman today issued an Order No. 803 directing that the lockdown being imposed in the district of South Andaman will continue for another one week commencing from 29th June 2021 till 6th July 2021.

In the new guidelines the District Magistrate has relaxed the timings for essential and non-essential businesses on all days from the earlier 6.00 am to 1.00 pm to 6.00 am to 3.00 pm.

Port Blair, June 27: The District Administration South Andaman has been conducting random RAT Screening in different corners of the district. The RAT screening has showed very promising results with zero positive corona cases.

Accordingly, on 23rd June 2021, RAT screening was conducted at Manglutan and Humphreygunj areas in which out of 100 tests, zero positive cases were detected.

ANI Administration Calls Upon People not to be Complacent with Cases Coming Down  

Port Blair, June 27: Vaccination is vital to safeguard oneself from corona virus as the virus is still active. Appealing to people to get themselves vaccinated the Secretary, IP&T, Shri Sunil Kumar Singh while addressing a COVID-19 media briefing held in the conference hall of IP&T today, stated that the only way to protect oneself is to get vaccinated. He said, the vaccination drive is smoothly conducted in A&N Islands and today, till 3 pm, 115 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 + were vaccinated. He also called upon the people to adhere to COVID Appropriate Behaviour, to check the transmission of the virus. The Secretary said, during the RTPCR conducted on 605 passengers who arrived by flight yesterday from mainland, 7 were detected COVID positive. He said, we should not be complacent with the cases coming down and must be ever vigilant. He also informed that 4 flights with 601 passengers arrived today and the RTPCR reports are awaited.

Port Blair, June 27: Nayan Sarkar was arrested as an illegal immigrant from Bangladesh, U/s 14 Foreigners Act read with sections 465/468/471/120(B) IPC on 07.05.2021 by CCS Police Station. He had come to India on a Bangladeshi Passport and Visa on 02.11.2015 and had become illegal immigrant after expiry of his visa. As an illegal immigrant he had acquired Indian identity documents like PAN card, Aadhar card, birth certificate.

Port Blair, June 27: The North & Middle Andaman District Administration in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic has taken various actions to strengthen the healthcare facilities in order to provide better care to the patients and also ensure the welfare of the children who have lost their parents due to COVID-19.

The Hindu Rashtra Shakti team of North & Middle Andaman handed over 04 ration kits to Dr. Angel Bhati Chauhan, Deputy Commissioner (North & Middle Andaman). The Deputy Commissioner (North & Middle Andaman) along with HRS team distributed the ration kits to the needy children who have lost either or both of their parents due to COVID-19 or otherwise at Mayabunder.