With the nationwide capital witnessing a sudden spike in COVID-19 circumstances, there was a big rise within the variety of containment zones as authorities have created over 1,000 new such zones within the final 15 days, in accordance with Delhi authorities knowledge. There have been three,359 COVID-19 containment zones within the metropolis on November 1, however the quantity rose to four,430 on November 15, with the utmost 740 in southwest Delhi and the bottom 142 in northeast Delhi.
Delhi has witnessed a spurt in coronavirus circumstances since October 28 when the day by day rise breached the 5,000-mark for the primary time and it crossed the eight,000-mark on Wednesday.
On Thursday, 104 deaths, the best in over 5 months, have been recorded within the metropolis.
In accordance with knowledge, there have been four,016 containment zones within the nationwide capital on November 11, adopted by four,141 (November 12), four,184 (November 13) and four,288 (November 14).
In a containment zone abstract as on November 15, the income division mentioned that Delhi’s three districts have greater than 500 containment zones – southwest (740), south (700), west (568) and southeast (505).
Central Delhi has 472 containment zones whereas there are 421 and 246 such zones in northwest and New Delhi districts, respectively.
Earlier within the day, Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain mentioned that there is no such thing as a probability of reimposition of lockdown within the metropolis because the third wave of coronavirus has Peaked out within the metropolis.
Speaking to reporters, he mentioned the virus can’t be contained by way of a lockdown and that folks ought to shield themselves by carrying face masks.
On Sunday, the town recorded three,235 recent COVID-19 circumstances because the an infection tally in Delhi rose to over four.85 lakh.
Ninety-five extra fatalities pushed the dying toll to 7,614, authorities mentioned on Sunday.