Coronavirus Red Zones in India: Number of COVID-19 hotspot districts decreased from 170 to 130 | Check full list here
The government on Wednesday reduced the COVID-19 hotspots districts in India to 129 from 170, categorized a fortnight ago. However, in the same time the number of green zones or infection-free districts also decreased from 325 to 307, official sources said as reported by news agency PTI.
During this time, the number of non-hotspot districts, also known as orange zones, increased from 207 to 297, they said.
The government has already identified 15 districts in nine states, including Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat, as having "high case load". Of these, seven -- Hyderabad (Telangana), Pune (Maharashtra), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Mumbai (Maharashtra) and Delhi show particularly high case volumes.
Other high case load places that are "critical" in the battle against COVID-19 include -- Vadodara (Gujarat), Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Thane (Maharashtra), Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and Surat (Gujarat).
Andhra Pradesh: Kurnool, Guntur, Nellore, Prakasham, Krishna, YSR, West Godavari, Chittor, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, Anantapur
Delhi: South, South East, Shahdara, West, North, Central, New Delhi, East, South West
Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Bhavnagar, Rajkot
Haryana: Noah, Gurugram, Parval, Faridabad
Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar, Bandipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Udhampur, Kupwada
Karnataka: Bengaluru Urban, Mussoorie, Belagavi
Kerala: Kannur, Ernakulam, Kasaragod, Malapuram, Pathanamthitta
Madhya Pradesh: Indore, Bhopal, Khargaon, Ujjain, Hoshangabad
Maharashtra: Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nagpur, Sangli, Ahmednagar, Yavatmal, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Mumbai Suburban, Nashik
Punjab: SAS Nagar, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Jalandhar, Pathankot
Rajasthan: Jaipur, Tonk, Jodhpur, Banswara, Kota, Jhunjhunu, Jaisalmer, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jalwar, Bharatpur
Tamil Nadu: Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Erode, Vellore, Dindigul, Villupuram, Tirupur, Thani, Namakkal, Chengalpattu, Madurai, Tatikoran, Karur, Virudhunaru, Kanarukuru
Telangana: Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Wrangal Urban, Ranga Reddy, Jogulamba Gadwal, Machhal-Malkarjagiri, Karimnagar, Nirmal
Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Meerut, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Shaharanpur, Shamli, Firozabad, Moradabad