Port Blair, Aug 31: In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 amongst tribes, the number of convoys on the Andaman Trunk Road passing through Jarawa Tribal Reserve is restricted in the following manner.

Only two convoys per day as per the following schedule shall be allowed:

Port Blair, Aug 31: To avoid and pre-empt the spread of the CoVID-19 Pandemic, the following will be the guidelines to be followed by all Hair Salon/ Barber-shops operating within the District of South Andaman.

AAJVS Worker Who Accompanied a Medical Team Inside JTR Tests Positive to Corona

Port Blair, Aug 30: The Andaman & Nicobar Administration has started a vigorous campaign to ensure the welfare of the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Andaman Islands. As claimed by the Andaman & Nicobar Administration, in it its official mouthpiece, ‘The Daily Telegrams’, as a proactive measure the Jarawa were shifted to the West Coast while the Great Andamanese were shifted to Strait Island when the Corona pandemic broke in the islands. Convoys on the ATR has also been restricted to ensure the safety of the Jarawa community, while field functionaries have been regularly advised to interact with tribals with face mask, gloves and keeping distance.  

Port Blair, Aug 31: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has mourned the sad demise of Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. In a message, Sharma said, “I am extremely saddened and speechless to hear the demise of our beloved former President of and Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He was an apostle of peace, an unparalleled mentor who kept his doors always open for all. His legacy will be remembered for generations”.

Kamorta, Aug 30: Two persons have been tested positive for Novel Corona Virus at Kamorta Island, headquarter of the Central Nicobar islands. According to reports the test were done using Rapid Testing method in which Rev. Fabian of Chota Enaka village and the spouse of the Assistant Commissioner of Nancowry were tested positive.