Health Ministry identifies 130 districts as red zones 

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Bulk of areas in Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat fall in list  

  • 130 districts in the country in the red zone, 284 in the orange zone and 319 in the green zone, ahead of the extension of the second phase of the nationwide lockdown. 
  • Under this classification, a district will be considered under green zone if there has been no confirmed case of COVID-19 so far or if there is no reported case since last 21 days in the district.  
  • Red zones are identified based on total active cases, doubling rate of confirmed cases, extent of testing and district feedback. 
  • Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat are among the States with a heavy COVID-19 load as per the list. 

 

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