As the number of coronavirus cases in India reached 128, the Andaman and Nicobar Administration has closed all tourist spots with effect from today, 16 March 2019. As a precautionary measure, beaches, eco-tourism spots and water sports will be closed from 16 March 2020 to 26 March 2020.
In an advisory issued by the Andaman and Nicobar administration, tourists have been advised to refrain from travelling to the islands from March 16 midnight.
“The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has issued directives to close all tourist spots of the islands with effect from 16 March to 26 March. All the tourists are advised to refrain from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the above time period,”
“All the tourism facilities such as beaches, jetties, eco-tourism sites and Water sports activities shall remain suspended. All tour operators may advice their clients accordingly,” the Andaman and Nicobar Administration said.
(Source: Live Mint)
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