Delhi Containment Zones: With a sudden spurt in Coronavirus cases in the national capital amid festivities, containment zones in the city have risen to 3,047. Southwest Delhi has the maximum at 558, while northeast Delhi has the lowest at 82.Also Read - Delhi Turns Fortress Ahead of Republic Day, Over 27,000 Personnel Deployed | A Look Into Security Arrangements
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According to data prepared by the Revenue Department, Delhi’s seven districts have more than 200 containment zones – southwest (558), south (505), west (333), New Delhi (275), central (267), southeast (247) and northwest (246). Also Read - Omicron in Community Transmission Stage in India, Dominant Strain in Metro Cities, Confirms Govt Body
Northeast Delhi has 82 such zones, which is the lowest in the national capital, followed by east (165), north (171) and Shahdara (198).
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On Thursday, Delhi recorded 5,739 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike here till date, as the infection tally in the city mounted to over 3.75 lakh. It was the second consecutive day when over 5,000 cases were reported in a day in the city. The previous highest single-day spike of 5,673 cases was recorded on Wednesday.