All 11 districts in the national capital Delhi, will be in the ‘red zone’ till May 17 said Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain. ” A red zone is defined where there are more than 10 cases of COVID-19 in a district. Relief measures given by Centre in red zones will be applicable here,” Jain said in report by ANI.
The country is heading towards the third phase of the Lockdown from May 4. The first phase was from March 24 to April 14 . Then from April 15 to May 3. A total of 53 days if the lockdown is finally lifted on May 17.
The Union Health Ministry listed 130 districts across the country as red zones, ahead of the extension of the second phase of the nationwide lockdown from May 4.
Also, a total of 284 districts in the country have been classified as orange zones and 319 as green zones.
According to Jain, a total of 3,738 coronavirus positive cases were reported in the national capital till date and as many as 73 people recovered from the infection .
“A total of 3,738 cases have been reported in Delhi including 223 cases who tested positive yesterday. A total of 1,167 people… around 32 per cent of people have recovered,” Jain said.
With 2,293 new cases in the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases in a single day, India’s COVID-19 tally reached 37,336 , including 1,218 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.