With the recovery rate higher than fresh Covid cases in Gurugram, the district administration has announced a marginal decrease in fresh containment zones after a review meeting held in the city's mini Secretariat.
Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Amit Khatri announced 104 containment zones including 97 in Gurugram block, 4 in Pataudi, 2 in Sohna and 1 in Farukh Nagar. Earlier, the number of containment zones was 108 in the district.
"Since fresh cases are appearing only in declared containment zones and recovery rate is also higher, we have reduced the number of containment zones," said Khatri.
On Thursday, 106 fresh cases were detected and 212 patients were discharged from hospitals or home isolation, though 4 persons lost their lives. On Wednesday, 116 fresh cases had been detected and 117 patients were discharged.
Fresh cases appeared in sector 23, Malibu Town sector 47, Rosewood city sector 49, Tata Premati society sector 72, Uppal South End sector 49, Jalvayu Vihar sector 56, Vipul Green Society, S block DLF phase 3, Mayfield Garden sector 50, Shiv Puri, Feroj Gandhi Colony, Manohar Nagar, Shivaji Nagar, Nathupur, U block DLF 3, Hans enclave, Krishna Pradhan Office Wali Gali, Rajiv Nagar, Bhavani enclave Rajendra Park and Sector 12 Ganga Vihar.
The district administration has ordered a lockdown for two weeks in ward number 4 Dundehera, ward number 16 Arjun Nagar, Jyoti Park, Madanpuri, Ward number 17 Ratan garden and Shiv Puri, Ward number 20 Shivaji Nagar and Shanti nagar, Ward number 21 Baldev Nagar, Feroj Gandhi Colony, Ravi nagar, Ward number 22 Hira Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Shivaji Park, Ward number 23 Hari Nagar Shakti Park and Ward number 35 DLF phase 3 Nathupur.
These areas will be completely barricaded from all exit points followed by adequate police deployment to prevent violations. The movement of residents will be allowed only in emergency situations.
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