New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh’s capital city Bhopal, the business capital Indore and a sizeable part of the west Madhya Pradesh and Jabalpur division would remain locked down as the areas have been identified as ‘red zone’ (COVID-19 hotspot). Notably, districts where coronavirus infection is spreading and new patients are testing positive have been placed in the red zone. Also Read - 'Unlock 1': '6-ft Distance, Masks, Aarogya Setu App Mandatory For Employees,' Centre Issues SOP For Workplace
Of the total 52 districts in the state, 24 have been placed in green zone and 19 in orange zone. Districts in which no new case has come up in 21 days are in the Green Zone. The districts where the number of cases is less than 10 and the number of positive patients are decreasing are placed in the orange zone. The list of districts will be updated weekly. Also Read - 'Laddoo Ke Paise Wapis de': Twitter Calls Chhota Bheem 'Gold Digger' And 'Player' After he Ditches Chutki to Marry Indumati, Trends #JusticeForChutki
Here is the list of districts in Red, Orange and Green Zones Also Read - Covid-19 Lockdowns Worsen Childhood Obesity Globally
The number of corona positive cases has continued to steadily rise in Indore. The confirmed cases touched the 1,513 mark in the city on Friday evening.
Four more died due to the virus till Friday evening taking the total to 72 so far. Health department authorities said 45 out of 72 patients who lost their lives were those who had various diseases including diabetes or blood pressure etc.