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These are the 130 coronavirus red zones in India — which are unlikely to open even after the lockdown ends

These are the 130 coronavirus red zones in India — which are unlikely to open even after the lockdown ends
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  • Most of the major metro cities in India including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata are classified as red zones.
  • Uttar Pradesh constitutes the highest number of red zones at 19, followed by Tamil Nadu which has 12 red zones.
  • Whereas, all of 11 districts in Delhi were classified as red zones.
India’s Health Ministry on May 1 identified 130 red zones in the country which includes most of the major metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru.

Uttar Pradesh constitutes the highest number of red zones at 19, followed by Tamil Nadu which has 12 red zones. Whereas, all of 11 districts in Delhi were classified as red zones.

The red zones — regions where a large number of clusters of cases were witnessed — are going to witness no activity.

The Ministry of Health identified 284 orange zones and 319 green zones across the country, as on April 30. Moreover, these zones might not open even after lockdown ends on May 3.

“The list will be revised on a weekly basis or earlier and communicated to states for further follow-up action in consonance with the directions issued by Ministry of Home Affairs under the Disaster Management Act, 2005," Sudan said in the letter.

All the 130 red zones in India, as on April 30

StateRed ZoneOrange ZoneGreen Zone Total
Total130284319733
Andaman And Nicobar lslands1023
Andhra Pradesh 57113
Arunachal Pradesh002525
Assam0330 33
Bihar5201338
Chandigarh100
1Chhattisgarh 112527
Dadra And Nagar Haveli00 11
Daman And Diu0022
Delhi 110011
Goa 0022
Gujarat919533
Haryana 218222
Himachal Pradesh 06612
Jammu And Kashmir412420
Jharkhand191424
Karnataka3131430
Kerala210214
Ladakh0202
Lakshadweep 0011
Madhya Pradesh9192452
Maharashtra1416636
Manipur001616
Meghalaya 011011
Mizoram001111
Nagaland001111
Odisha36 2130
Puducherry0134
Punjab315422
Rajasthan819633
Sikkim0044
Tamil Nadu1224137
Telangana618933
Tripura0268
Uttar Pradesh 19362075
Uttarakhand121013
West Bengal105823

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 1,147 with 72 more fatalities and the number of cases climbed to 35,043 in the country on Friday, the Union Health Ministry said.


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