Delhi: Containment Zones increased from 280 to 417

The committee formed by the Union Home Ministry had suggested that remapping and redesign of the Containment Zone in Delhi be done for better monitoring and effective management. After this, the district administration has taken this action.

  • These numbers increased after remapping and redesigning
  • New mapping and new design formula is adopted

The number of containment zones in Delhi has increased from 280 to 417. These numbers have increased after remapping and redesigning the existing Containment Zone. The new mapping and new design formula have also been adopted in the new Containment Zone.

Sources said that according to preliminary information, the work of redesigning the existing containment zone is still in the final stages in some districts. In many places, the process of creating a container zone is also going on at the micro-level, which can increase the number further. After the process is complete, the final list can be released.

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The committee formed by the Union Home Ministry had suggested that remapping and redesign of the Containment Zone in Delhi be done for better monitoring and effective management. After this, the district administration has taken this action.

However, now a serological survey is in the process to assess corona infection in Delhi. It was started on Friday. The serological survey in Delhi is being conducted from 27 June to 10 July in collaboration with the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

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During this time, with a sample of 20,000 people, the spread of the Coronavirus in the city will be assessed. The team of the serological survey took samples in the Sitaram Bazar area of ​​Old Delhi. Under this survey, a random blood sample of a member is taken from houses. A mobile app is used to select a random household member. A blood sample report comes in 48 hours.

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The serological survey team consists of a doctor, lab technician, task force, and a woman member of Anganwadi. A serological survey is a blood test, in which blood samples are taken from the person’s body to see if anti-bodies are being formed to fight the corona in the person’s body. The formation of antibodies in the blood means that the person is exposed to the virus.