Port Blair, Aug 7: It is brought to the notice of the general public that, in view of increasing number of containment zones as well as COVID Patients, the Frontline Sanitary workers are also getting affected due to mixed waste being handed over by the Citizens.

Port Blair, Aug 7: Continuing its efforts PBMC has deployed dedicated teams at various parts of the city to contain the spread of Pandemic. The PBMC adopts all measures to check the cleanliness like sanitizing the Containment areas, Quarantine Homes/Institutions and Vulnerable areas. These are apart from the routines in which team reaches out to every nook and corner of the city, clean up the garbage, sanitize the area. To brake the chain to spread of COVID-19, a strict enforcement is also being done by dedicated PBMC field teams by imposing penalty for not Wearing Mask, No Social Distancing and Littering in public places.

Port Blair, Aug 7: In view of the increase in infection as well as to protect patients visiting G B Pant Hospital from unnecessary exposure to COVID-19, OPD services of G B Pant Hospital for minor ailments, are being shifted to the designated Urban Health Centres w.e.f  7th August, 2020.

In addition to the OPD services at your nearest UHCs, PHCs and CHCs, ailing persons may also take the benefit of tele-medicine services being provided by the specialists of GBPH, Department of Health Services. These consultations have been restricted to minor ailments and routine follow-up:

Planned Capacity of COVID Care Centre More Than Sufficient; Adequate Stock of Medical Equipment and Medicines Arranged: Administration

Port Blair, Aug 7: The Andaman & Nicobar Administration has finally come out with a Press Release stating that it has made elaborate arrangements to tackle COVID-19 pandemic in the islands. The Release states:

The spread of the COVlD-19 pandemic is a matter of serious concern requiring concerted efforts by all. The Administration of A&N Islands reiterates the importance of people’s responsibility in war against COVID-19.

Port Blair, Aug 7: The Health Department of A&N Administration and the District Health Society have taken the unique initiative of distributing a Medical kit containing the following items, free of cost to all COVID-19 Positive patients who are currently under Home Isolation: