The number of COVID-19 containment zones in Delhi, which currently stand at 716, may be increased owing to further relaxations under 'Unlock' and doubling of coronavirus tests
As per the state government website, Egiye Bangla, the highest number of containment zones are in Nadia district followed by East Burdwan and NorthDinajpur districts. The total number of containment zones in West Beengal is 2,304.
As coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly across the state, the West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to impose strict lockdown in COVID-19 affected areas by clubbing together containment zones and buffer zones near them from July 9. The administration stated that the buffer zones along with containment zones will be put under total lockdown from 5 pm on Thursday.
Amid increasing COVID-19 positive cases in the state, Mamata Banerjee led state government on Tuesday has decided to impose complete lockdown in containment and buffer zones across the state from July 9.
Southwest district of the capital city topped the list of hotspots with total 77 red zones followed by south and north with 56 and 54 containment zones respectively.
As Delhi is witnessing a record jump in the number of coronavirus cases, the number of containment zones in the national capital also soared rose to 262 on Saturday, with the highest 36 active in the Soth West district.
Kamrup (Metropolitan) district in Assam has 26 active containment zones of total 46 such notified zones in the district as on Wednesday, June 10.
Maharashtra continues to be the epicentre of the coronavirus spread with 88,528 coronavirus cases and 3,169 fatalities. As many as 3,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported from the state in the past 24 hours. While Mumbai alone accounts for 57% of Maharashtra's all corona cases. Citing an increase in Covid-19 cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sealed some more areas in Mumbai and marked them as containment zones or red zones.
One more area - H. No. 34/156 to H. No. 34/189 (Resettlement Colony) Block 34, Trilok Puri has been de-contained on Saturday. The the total number of containment zones in the national capital now stands at 78. No new addition in containment zones as on today.
Pune reported 6 deaths due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday, taking the death toll to 181 in the district. Also, 194 new COVID-19 cases surfaced in the district, surging the total number of virus cases to 3,426, said, health officials. The death toll in Pune on Wednesday was 163. Here are full list of COVID-19 hotspots in Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad
One more area in Delhi's Shahdara — J, K & L pockets of Dilshad Garden, and G,H and J blocks of old Seemapuri, has been removed from containment zones on Wednesday.
One more area in Delhi- House No. A-30, Mansarover Garden has been de-contained today; the total number of containment zones in the national capital now stands at 81. There has been no new addition in containment zones today.
Four areas have been removed from the list of COVID-19 containment zones in Delhi on Thursday. The number of containment zones in the national capital is now at 83. No new addition has been made on the list of containment zones in Delhi today.
Odisha government on Thursday declared Ganjam district as COVID-19 red zone while the state administration designated Jagatsinghpur and Mayurbhanj districts as orange zones.
Two more zones in Delhi have been de-contained on Tuesday, taking the total number of containment zones in the National Capital to 88. No new addition in containment zones today. The de-contained areas include those from Paschim Vihar and Hari Nagar.
Koyambedu market for vegetables, fruits and flowers, one of the largest in the country that used to teem with thousands of people every day here, has emerged as the latest hotspot for the spread of coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu.
West Bengal has added 72 more places to the list of containment zones, taking the total number of such areas in the state to 516, state Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said on Monday. The state capital currently has 318 containment zones, followed by North 24 Parganas at 81, Howrah at 74, Purba Medinipore at nine.
All shops of essential and non-essential goods, except in malls and markets, offices with 33 per strength and some business activities are likely to be allowed to operate from Monday in areas which do no fall under coronavirus containment zones in Delhi, city government officials said on Saturday after a nearly 40-day lockdown.
As the Center extended the nationwide lockdown on Friday for two more weeks i.e, till May 17, the lockdown will be implemented more stringent restriction.
As the second phase of nationwide coronavirus lockdown is nearing to its end, the Union Health Ministry has identified six red zones, 18 orange zones, and nine green zones in Telangana.