16 Coronavirus Hot Spots Identified By The Indian Government

by Sanjana Shenoy
16 Coronavirus Hot Spots Identified By The Indian Government

Coronavirus is rapidly spreading across the country and as cases are increasing to 1,250 overall in India with 102 recovered and 32 reported deaths, there is a need to step up the preventive measures around the country. As of Monday, 24 new cases have been reported in Delhi while 17 have been found in Madhya Pradesh. In a bid to control the spread, the government of India has identified over a dozen ‘hotspots’ across the country where a high rate of COVID-19 the transmission has been detected. What is important to note here is that a place is identified as a ‘cluster’ if more than 10 cases are identified while ‘hotspots’ are places with several clusters.

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Coronavirus Hotspots Identified 

The various places identified as clusters are as follows:

These are Dilshad Garden in Delhi, Nizamuddin in Delhi, Pathanamthitta in Kerala, Kasaragod in Kerala, Bhilwara, in Rajasthan, Jaipur in Rajasthan, Mumbai in Maharashtra, Pune in Maharashtra, Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Indore in Madhya Pradesh, Nawanshahr in Punjab, Bengaluru in Karnataka, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Noida in Uttar Pradesh, Meerut in Uttar Pradesh and Erode in Tamil Nadu.

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What’s More?

In a bid to control this spread, the government has decided to step up testing facilities in these hotspots regions to contain the spread of the virus. This will be critical also to ascertain the spread of the virus as 14th April, the day the lockdown ends draws near. The number of new COVID-19 cases in India has jumped to an all-time high of 386 in just 24 hours. This is India’s biggest jump so far. Doctors and nurses around the country are donning helmets and raincoats while treating patients for coronavirus, due to lack of proper protective gear. They are putting themselves at risk for the betterment fo the society. So it is also important to note that there should be quick action not just from the government’s end but also from people. That requires maintaining proper distance and hygiene at all times. It is only together that we can win this war against coronavirus. Did you know Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium To Be Turned Into A Quarantine Centre For Coronavirus Patients?