Port Blair, July 29
The Andaman and Nicobar administration has determined to impose an entire lockdown on weekends starting August 1 to comprise the unfold of coronavirus, an official stated on Wednesday.
The strict restrictions shall be in drive on Saturdays and Sundays until the COVID-19 state of affairs improves within the Union Territory, Chief Secretary,Chetan B Sanghi, stated in an order issued on Tuesday.
All business institutions, outlets, transport, barring these coping with important commodities and providers, will stay shut, the order stated.
Meanwhile, twenty-five extra individuals have examined constructive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, taking the Union Territory’s tally to 363, in accordance with a well being bulletin.
Of the 363 circumstances, 170 are energetic, whereas 192 individuals have recovered from the illness and one affected person has died, it stated. PTI