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Delhi: No new COVID-19 containment zone added; total zones stand at 100

News Agencies | Updated on: 30 April 2020, 8:16 IST
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The Delhi Government on Wednesday confirmed that no new locations were added in the list of COVID-19 containment zones here as till Tuesday 100 containment zones were declared across the national capital.

A part of Shaheen Bagh was added into the list of containment zones on Tuesday.

The step of declaring containment zones is aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus, which has swept across continents- from China to USA, killing thousands and crippling economies besides putting millions under lockdown and in quarantine.

The containment zones are the areas where cases of COVID-19 have been detected. The containment operation includes sealing off the area with police barricades and shutting the entry and exit with tin walls.

Meanwhile, two deaths and 125 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Delhi on Wednesday, taking the total positive cases to 3439, said Directorate General of Health Services, Delhi Government.

The total number of positive coronavirus cases across the country is 31,787, including 22,982 active cases of the virus.


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First published: 30 April 2020, 8:16 IST