Port Blair, July 6: CPI (M) Port Blair City Area Committee organized corner meetings at various places of Port Blair town today as part of the campaign on various issues affecting the people living in the Port Blair urban area. Corner meetings were held at Garacharma, Bathubasti and Dollgyunj areas.

Port Blair, July 6: The District Health Society, South Andaman under National Tuberculosis Elimination Program conducted the TB Active Case Finding (ACF) survey and COVID-19 suspects surveillance at Shadipur today.

Port Blair, July 6: During the RTPCR conducted on 132 incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday two positive cases have been detected. Today, 9 flights with 1338 passengers arrived, out of which, 1171 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 130 passengers and the reports are awaited.

Port Blair, July 6: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,83,959 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,588 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years. 24,583 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 27,789.

Port Blair, July 5: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary A&N Administration to provide a piece of land to construct 75 bedded free dormitory accommodations for male patient-attendants and 75 bedded free dormitory accommodations for female patient-attendants inside G B Pant Campus, under MPLAD fund.