Delhi Containment Zones Today: For the past few days, the number of fresh cases being reported from Delhi has come down, kindling hope that the capital city has passed the peak of COVID-19. The revised containment strategy, apart from the strengthened testing, is working, experts said. Also Read - Coronavirus Tests in Delhi Highest in The World, 3057 Tests Conducted Per Million; Says Arvind Kejriwal
As on July 17, Delhi has 678 actual containment zones, including 636 active containment zones and 42 on their way to be decontained soon. Around 160 zones have already been de-contained. Also Read - COVID-19 Containment Zones Rise To 591 in Delhi as Capital Witnesses Sudden Spike in Number of Cases
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The number of containment zones in Delhi is higher than many other states which are under lockdown at present. But this is a revised strategy to break down containment zones into microzones so that better monitoring is possible — and the strategy is working.
More than one lakh people have recuperated from coronavirus infection in the national capital so far, the Delhi government’s health bulletin said on Saturday as the recovery rate stood over 83 per cent.
Delhi has 16,711 active cases, the bulletin said, the lowest in the last 40 days.
According to the daily bulletin, over 1,475 fresh cases have been reported, taking the overall coronavirus tally here to 1,21,582.