Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicContainment zones

Topic: Containment zones

Delhi sees over 1,349% jump in Covid containment zones in past 1 month

South Delhi accounts for the maximum 21,172 containment zones out of the total 47,704, followed by central Delhi (7,114), New Delhi (4,946) and southwest Delhi (3,238).

1,114 Mumbai buildings sealed, double since March, as Covid spreads across city

The surge in the number of sealed buildings was accompanied by a spurt in active Covid cases in the city. Mumbai has so far recorded 6,40,507 Covid positive cases and 12,990 deaths.

4,501 containment zones but little is contained — story of Delhi’s faltering Covid fight

ThePrint visited 13 areas with containment zones across seven of Delhi’s 11 districts and discovered that the protocol hasn’t been implemented properly in many places. 

‘Agra model’ to 7% death rate in 3 months — how Covid spiralled in city of Taj

Agra administration & doctors admit death rate is a concern, have increased testing to ensure patients come for treatment before reaching advanced stage.

Door-to-door survey in Delhi’s Covid containment zones to be completed by 6 July

A Delhi government official said the authorities have screened 3.68 lakh people in containment zones so far in the survey launched last week.

‘You cannot be rigid’: SC asks ICAI to allow students to opt out of CA exams at any time

The three-judge bench said that since Covid-19 is an evolving situation, students should be given the option to opt out of exams until the last day.

Delhi’s Covid containment zones increase to 417 as 2.45 lakh people screened

Officials said the count of containment zones is expected to jump further as some district authorities were yet to finish redrawing areas.

PM Modi asks states to follow Punjab’s micro-containment strategy to handle Covid crisis

Modi also said ‘green shoots’ are visible in the economy, and that the states and union territories must strive to protect lives as well as livelihoods.

Delhi containment zones down to 158 from 216 after 58 de-contained

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported 22,132 coronavirus cases in Delhi, including 9,243 who were cured or discharged.

Govt could now home deliver mother & child care drugs, contraceptives in containment zones

The health ministry’s plan is part of a larger attempt to plug loopholes in mother and child healthcare under the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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