New Delhi: Though state governments would largely determine lockdown 4.0 guidelines, the Centre has identified 30 municipal areas which need greater attention as these are contributing to 79 per cent of India’s coronavirus diseases. Also Read - Coronavirus: With 2,287 New Cases Maharashtra at 72,300; Gujarat Reaches 17,632 With 415 Fresh Cases
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1. Greater Mumbai
2. Greater Chennai
16. Greater Hyderabad
Many of these are tier-two cities housing crowded residential areas. While these are not officially Red Zones, the municipalities have been advised to be on their toes as the numbers are rising in these areas.
The Centre will issue a guideline for lockdown 4.0, which is supposed to commence from May 18. While the state governments will decide their own red, orange and green zones, the Centre has specified the high-alert areas.