Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: April 8, 2020 9:53:15 pm
The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday decided to completely seal off coronavirus hotspots in 15 districts, including Noida, to further contain the spread of COVID-19.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Chief Secretary RK Tiwari said, “So far we have decided to seal hotspots in these 15 districts, wherein rest of the district normal lockdown would continue. Hotspots are places from where a cluster of coronavirus cases have been reported. These places would be sealed and only medical services and home delivery would be allowed in these areas.” (Here’s a list of containment zones in New Delhi too)
Noida is among the 15 districts in UP where hotspots will be sealed till April 15, while the rest of the areas will remain under lockdown (restricted outdoor movement of people), according to officials.
As many as 22 such hotspots have been identified in Noida. They are:
1) Sector 41
2) Hide Park Sector 78 & Supertec Capetown Sector 74 Noida
3) Lotus Boulevard, Sector 100,
4) Alpha-I Greater Noida
5) Nirala Green Shire Sector 02, Greater Noida and Patwari village
6) Logix Blossom County & Paras Tierra, Sector 137 and Wazidpur village
7) ATS Dolce Zeta-1 Greater Noida
8) Ace Golf Shire Society, Sector 150
9) Sector 27 and Sector 28
10) Omicron-3, Sector 3, Greater Noida
11) Mehak Residency, Achega Greater Noida
12) Jay Pee Wish Town, Sector 128
13) Sector 44
14) VIllage Visnoi post Dujana Dadri
15) Sector 37
16) Village Ghodi Bacheda
17) Stellar MI Omicron 3, Greater Noida
18) Palm Olympia, Gaur City-2, Greater Noid West, Sect 16
19) Sector-22, Chauda Village
20) Grand Omaxe, Sector 93B
21) Sector 5 and 8, JJ Colony
22) Designer Park, Sector 62
Apart from Noida, hotspots have been identified in districts including Agra (22), Ghaziabad (13), Gautambudh Nagar (12), Kanpur (12), Varanasi (4), Shamli (3), Meerut (7), Bareilly (1), Bulandhshahr (3), Basti (3), Firozabad (1), Saharanpur (4), Maharajganj (4), Sitapur (1), Lucknow (8 big and 4 small).
The move comes a day after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that there is still uncertainty over the lifting of the lockdown since the number of coronavirus cases has been on an upswing.
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