New Delhi: Soon after count of coronavirus cases in Delhi witnessed a record jump of 1,106 in the last 24 hours, the total number of containment zones in the national capital also increased to 102, with the highest 21 active in the North district. Also Read - Kerala Lockdown News: State Imposes Triple Lockdown in Thiruvananthapuram From Monday For One Week, Secretariat Won’t Function

Notably, the containment zones are thoroughly barricaded and sealed to prevent any unauthorised exit or entry. Inhabitants of the zone are supplied essential items at their doorsteps. Also Read - Grim Milestone: India Overtakes Russia as 3rd Worst COVID-hit Nation in World

In Delhi, a total of 152 containment zones were formed in past over two months, out of which 50 have been reverted to normal status. The normal status of a containment zones is restored after no fresh case is reported for 28 days after the last case. Also Read - Kolkata Containment Zones: 18 Areas Contained in City Over Last 3 Days | Check List Here

The districts with higher containment zones: 

North (21),

South-East (16)

South (13)

South West (12)

North West (10)

The districts with a lower number of containment zones: 

West Delhi (3)

New Delhi (3)

North-East (4)

East (5)

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus patients in the national capital has reached 17,386. The death toll due to the deadly virus in the capital city has soared to 398.  On Thursday, for the first time since the corona outbreak, the cases reported in a single day crossed 1,000-mark with 1,024 cases. On Friday, it was the second time that positive cases saw another huge jump.