3 new containment zones added to the list in Lucknow; total number stands at 26

According to the state health bulletin, three-fourth of the total positive cases in the state are men.

At the moment, the number of confirmed cases of corona victims have surged past 14,000 along with 417 deaths here in Uttar Pradesh and there are cases on the rise in the capital city of the state as well. In the light of the raging COVID-19 curve, 3 more localities in Lucknow have been declared as containment zones on Monday and 2 of the areas were removed from the list. Presently, there are 26 such containment zones in the city.


What's Happening?

According to a statement issued by the chief medical officer, the 3 new areas which fall under the containment zone category are Surendranagar in Indiranagar, a locality near Parag Dairy in LDA Colony and Alishannagar in sector I of Jankipuram.

Earlier, areas were declared as containment zones only after it reported 10 cases but now the number has been brought down to 2 cases. CCA Nagar Daroga Kheda and Monarch Apartment in New Hyderabad have been exempted from the category of containment zones as there were no COVID-19 cases reported from these localities in the past 2 weeks.

According to the state health bulletin, three-fourth of the total positive cases in the state are men. As per age-wise division, more than 52% of the infected lot are between the age group of 21 to 40 years.

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To flatten the curve of this pandemic, do keep a watch on credible news sources and remember that as much as you will stay home now, the sooner you will be able to get back to the normalcy of your daily lives.

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