Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
The ongoing lockdown in the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has been extended by a week, starting tomorrow, Chief Secretary Chetan Sanghi tweeted today.
The decision, the Chief Secretary tweeted, was taken with a view to tackle the rapid rise on the island’s coronavirus cases. During this period, he added, essential supplies will be available and flights and ships will operate in reduced numbers. He also urged everyone to wear masks and maintain distance.
The current lockdown is extended for one week from tomorrow. This will help tackle the situation of rapid rise in cases.
Essential supplies will be available. Reduced flights and ships will operate.
Pls wear mask and maintain distance.#AndamanFightsCovid19
— Chetan Sanghi (@ChetanSanghi) August 10, 2020
Earlier, on August 2, restrictions for shops and commercial establishments were imposed for a week, starting from the midnight of August 4, till August 11.
Restrictions on shops & establishments will be in force from 4th midnight to 11th Aug. DCs have issued orders.
For 3rd & 4th Aug also pls try not to move much.
— Chetan Sanghi (@ChetanSanghi) August 2, 2020