With 10 new containment zones announced on Sunday, the total tally of COVID-19 red zones in the city has reached 43. Containment Zones, also known as the red zones, are the area sealed by the district administrations after coronavirus cases are found in the locality. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi government was treating the containment areas as “red zones”.
Delhi’s total cases climbed to 1,154 – the national capital reported 85 fresh infections and five deaths on Sunday – even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government was focusing on zones designated “red” and “orange” to isolate and control the outbreak.
The new containment zones were located in East of Kailash — a lane in E Block, Kailash Hills and Shera Mohalla in Garhi village — apart from two in Abu Fazal Enclave, two in Madanpur Khadar and two in Jaitpur Extension-II in the south-east Delhi district; and Mahavir Enclave near Dwarka in south-west Delhi.
Nine locations in South East Delhi were also sealed, including House number 811 to 829 and 842 to 835 — Khadda Colony, Jaitpur, Extension, Part II, Delhi.
The second area is House number 1,144 to 1,134 and 618 to 623 — Khadda Colony, Jaitpur, Extension, Part II, Delhi.
Similarly, Gali number 16, Kachhi Colony in Madanpur Khadar, Extension, Delhi; and Mehela Mohalla, Madanpur Khadar, Extension, Delhi were also sealed.
Delhi government”s ”Operation SHIELD” has completely stopped the transmission of coronavirus in Dilshad Garden with no new cases reported in the last 10 days.Dilshad Garden — a densely populated area of the national capital — had the potential to become a hotspot even before Nizamuddin Markaz became one, after a woman infected at least eight people, including a mohalla clinic doctor.
So far, several pockets in the city have been declared containment zones, including parts of Nizamuddin, Dilshad Garden, Vasundhara Enclave, Kalyanpuri, Pandav Nagar, Krishan Kunj, Khichripur, Malviya Nagar, Sangam Vihar and Patparganj.
(Source: HT, Outlookindia)
COVID-19; 10 New Red Zones Announced in Delhi, so far 43 Containment Zones
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government was focusing on zones designated “red” and “orange” to isolate and control the outbreak