COVID-19 Hotspots: 13 more locked by Delhi Government

The nationwide lockdown ends on April 14. Whereas, the decision over the further extension of the lockdown remains pending. There is significant rise in coronavirus infection cases. As a result, the Delhi government decided to seal COVID-19 Hotspots.

  • In the national capital, seven such already sealed on Wednesday.
  • Thirteen more COVID-19 Hotspots in Delhi sealed on Wednesday midnight. The new containment zones in Delhi include Sangam Vihar, Malviya Nagar, Dwarka, and Dilshad Garden. Even Nizamuddin west areas, Jhilmil Colony, Vasundhara Enclave, Mayur Vihar, and Preet Vihar, adds up to the list.
  • Delhi and UP governments are taking all necessary steps to break the novel coronavirus infection chain.
  • Delhi government said all essentials would be delivered door-to-door in locked COVID-19 hotspots.

Wearing facemasks reduces the spread of coronavirus to no small extent. Therefore, the Delhi government has made wearing masks compulsory for everyone. People, when stepping out of their house, have to wear it. Cloth masks or homemade masks will work too. 

The nation has entered the third week of the 21 lockdowns imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The total number of coronavirus infection cases reached to an alarming figure of 5,734 on Thursday morning. The death toll reached 166.

Delhi adds Bengal Market to a list of Hotspots.

Recently, the Delhi government has added the 21st area, Bengali market, to the COVID-19 hotspots list. Three new positive cases emerged there. Around 35 people found residing in a small place. They were not following social distancing norms. NDMC is sanitizing areas near to Bengali market to stop the spread of the virus. 

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