Form of Covid-19 containment zones in Delhi rises to 66: Elephantine list

Municipal workers spray disinfectant at a market location correct thru an prolonged nationwide lockdown to tiring the unfold of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) in Fresh Delhi (Reuters)

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. Updated: 17 Apr 2020, 08: 24 PM IST


Edited By Aparna Banerjea

  • The brand new containment zones, moreover known as the red zones, are unfold in three districts in the nationwide capital
  • Amongst the districts, the absolute top sequence of containment zones in the nationwide capital are in the South East District with 16 zones

Amid lockdown 2.0 to strive against the unfold of unusual coronavirus in India, Delhi administration added six new containment zones this day, taking the entire sequence of containment zones to 66 in the nationwide capital.

The brand new Covid-19 containment zones, moreover known as the red zone or hotspots, are unfold in three districts with one each in South and South-East and three in the West district. Primarily based on ANI experiences, the six new containment zones are areas of L-2 Sangam Vihar, Streets no. 26&27 Tuughalkhabad Extension, C-105, Hari Nagar, B-33 Hari Nagar, C-785 Camp no. 2, Nagloi and RZ-168, K-2 block, Nihal Vihar. The numerous 60 containment zones previously announced are:

List of ‘containment zones’ in Delhi raised to 60; areas of Avenue no. 6, A block, Abu Fazal enclave, Shaheen Bagh and Avenue no.s 3-5, East Ram Nagar, Shahdara included in the list pic.twitter.com/K91C46ekhi

— ANI (@ANI) April 16, 2020

Amongst the districts, the absolute top sequence of containment zones in the nationwide capital are in the South East District with 16 zones and in the West district with 11 red zones.

The containment zones are announced by the district administration after three or more confirmed coronavirus cases emerge in a teach location.

As soon as an location is recognised as hotspot, the placement is sealed and the authorities begins its operation SHIELD as it conducts door-to-door checks and an intensive sanitisation course of takes residence.

On Thursday, three areas had been made containment zones. Whereas two red zones had been announced on Wednesday, 9 new containment zones had been announced on Tuesday and four on Monday. On Sunday, 10 new red zones had been announced.

On Friday, the nationwide capital recorded 1,640 confirmed coronavirus cases since the outbreak, the 2d-absolute top quantity after Maharashtra, in step with the Ministry of Well being and Family Welfare facts. Alongside with that, the 38 sufferers misplaced their lives to the highly contagious illness whereas 51 sufferers had been cured or discharged.

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