After a positive Coronavirus case is found in an area, that particular geographical location is sealed and is announced as the containment zone to contain the spread of the virus
New Delhi: In the view of significantly surging Coronavirus cases in the national capital, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government on Monday extended its list of cluster containment zones in the city as an attempt to contain the deadly virus. According to reports, Delhi government announced four new containment zones on Monday, taking the total tally of Covid-19 ‘red zones’, or containment zones, in the city to 47.
Containment zones are the areas completely sealed by the district administrations after coronavirus cases were found in the locality. Among the four new zones, one is in the Central district, while three in the West district, according to a list issued by the city government.
As per state Health Ministry, there were 85 fresh cases of Covid-19 reported on Monday, taking the total tally to 1,154. Five deaths were also reported in the national capital in the last 24 hours. Delhi remains to be one of the worst-hit Coronavirus states after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.
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In the West district, the area in and around A-1B/75A, Krishna Apartment, Paschim Vihar has been sealed. Also, the area in and around A-280. J.J. Colony, Madipur, Delhi and in and around 36/4, East Patel Nagar have been made a containment zones.
In the Central district, Balaji Apartment, Sant Nagar, Burari, has been declared a red zone. On Sunday, 10 new red zones — one in the South West District, and nine are in South East Delhi — were announced.
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After the administration sealed the area, the Delhi government started ‘Operation SHIELD’ in the area. As per Delhi government, Operation SHIELD — Sealing, Home Quarantine, Isolation and Tracking, Essential Supply, Local Sanitisation and Door-To-Door Checking — is used to control the spread of the virus.
After a positive Coronavirus case is found in an area, that particular geographical location is sealed and is announced as the containment zone to contain the spread of the virus.
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The containment zones — created to map the local transmission of the disease and prevent the contagion from spreading — are announced by the office of the district magistrate.It completely shuts the movement of the common people with the authorities taking care of essential supplies. The area and the houses in it are sanitised properly.
So far, 47 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.