Port Blair, April 14: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 118 incoming flight passengers yesterday, no positive case has been detected. Today, 10 flights with 1556 passengers arrived, out of which, 1381passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 133 passengers and the reports are awaited.

Port Blair, April 14: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,12,517 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. Similarly, 23,397 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 yrs. and 10,726 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 12 to 14 yrs. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 14,737.  A total of 8 beneficiaries were administered precautionary dose of vaccine in South Andaman District today.

Port Blair, April 13: Former State President, BJP, Shri Vishal Jolly along with Shri. Biju Pillai, General Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Rajkeeya Karmchari Maha Sangh today met Dr. Manshukh Mandaviya, Hon'ble Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare.

Port Blair, April 13: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Secretary of Shipping, A&N Administration to provide ships for Car Nicobar and Kamorta Islands on priority.

In a letter addressed to the Secretary Shipping, the MP informed that a large number of residents of Kamorta Island are stranded at Port Blair since the last few days due to unavailability of ships.

Port Blair, April 13: As per the direction of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GoI under the aegis of AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV, the District Administration through its District Health Society, South Andaman is organising the Block Level Health Mela from 18th April to 22nd April 2022. Shri. Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman reviewed the preparedness of all line departments to be held in all three blocks of the South Andaman viz. Shore Point, Panchayat Community Hall on 18th April 2022, R. K. Pur, Panchayat Community hall on 20th April, 2022 and Carbyn’s Cove, Port Blair on 22nd & 23rd April 2022.