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Containment zones to be increased in Delhi in next 2-3 days: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the government is starting a sanitisation drive on a large-scale in the red zones or containment zones from Monday. He said that high-risk zones will be declared as orange zones.

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New Delhi Updated on: April 12, 2020 18:13 IST
Will carry massive sanitisation drive in COVID-19 containment zones from Monday: Kejriwal

Will carry massive sanitisation drive in COVID-19 containment zones from Monday: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the government is starting a sanitisation drive on a large-scale in the red zones or containment zones from Monday. He said that high-risk zones will be declared as orange zones. "Containment zones have already been declared as red zones. We will start a massive sanitation drives in these zones from tomorrow," he added.  

He said that the number of containment zones will be increased in Delhi in next 2-3 days. "We are starting a sanitisation drive on a large-scale in the red zones or containment zones," he said.

Kejriwal said that wherever there are COVID-19 cases in Delhi, those areas as containment zones and conducting 'Operation Shield' there. "Total 33-35 containment zones have been already identified till now," he said.

India on Sunday recorded 909 new coronavirus positive cases and 34 deaths in 24 hours, Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Aggarwal informed. With the fresh cases, the total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 8,356 including 273 deaths.

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