Port Blair, April 15: To tackle the recent surge in the COVID positive cases in the South Andaman and to prevent the further spread of virus the Administration has taken various proactive steps.

In this regard media briefing was held in the conference hall of District Office by Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA), which was also attended by Shri Ravi Kumar Singh, Superintendent of Police (SA).

Port Blair, April 15: The A&N Administration has appealed to the people of the Islands to get vaccinated and also sought the cooperation of citizens to spot the unvaccinated persons aged 45+. Addressing a press conference, the Secretary IP&T, Shri Sunil Kumar Singh said that efforts are on to ensure that no eligible persons are left out  in  this vaccination drive. “Presently our aim is to cover 100 percent people aged 45+ so as to ensure that no one is left under this age group,” the Secretary said. To achieve this target, he mentioned that people’s cooperation is needed and they can inform about any persons who falls under the age group and has not been vaccinated through WhatsApp/dial mobile no.9474287574.

Port Blair, April 15: A solemn function was organised on 14th April, 2021 at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Statue situated at Port Blair Municipal Council premises in remembrance of the birth anniversary of the “Baba Saheb” Dr. B. R Ambedkar. 

Port Blair, April 15: In order to ensure COVID -19 vaccination to eligible citizen, the team of District Administration consisting of Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman along with Assistant Commissioner (SA)/ SDM (SA) and mobile vaccination team attached to PHC Manglutan visited Rutland village. The team visited all above 45+ age group residents of Rutland village and convinced to take COVID vaccination to fight against the COVID -19 pandemic.

Port Blair, April 15: Responding to PM Modi’s clarion call for working towards achieving maximum vaccination coverage for the priority groups during Tika Utsav  from April 11 to 14, Port Blair Guru ki Rasoi, Pankh and ISMAT, NGOs working for the upliftment of the society organised a vaccination drive in Beodnabad  with the support of the Former Up Pradhan, Shri R. Paramasivam, staff of the Health Deptt. and other frontline workers.