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The number of total containment zones in the city stands at 341, among which 307 are active, 34 have been scaled down but not de-contained. About 83 containment zones have been de-contained.
South West Delhi has the maximum number of hotspots (71), followed by South (44).
A serological survey to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the spread of COVID-19 in Delhi commenced in some parts of the city on Saturday amid a rise in the number of coronavirus cases.
As part of the survey, blood samples of 20,000 people will be tested to ascertain the presence of anti-bodies, the Union health ministry has said.
The exercise will be jointly carried out by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Delhi government till July 10.