Central teams deployed in two Delhi districts with highest Covid cases

New Delhi, May 3 : As many as twenty Central Public Health Teams from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have been formed and deployed to 20 districts with maximum number of Covid-19 cases in the country.

The districts are Mumbai, Pune, Thane (Maharashtra), Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara (Gujarat), Indore, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Jaipur, Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and Hyderabad (Telangana).

They also include Agra, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Kolkata (West Bengal), Kurnool, Guntur, Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) and South East and Centrals Delhi districts in the national capital.

The health teams will assist the respective state governments and support them in implementation of containment measures for Covid-19 in affected areas of these districts.

Interestingly, all the zones in which health teams are deployed fall in the red zone.

Over 733 districts have been broadly divided into red, orange and green zones based on the number of confirmed cases.

Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed the 40,000 mark with 1,306 deaths.

Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with over 12,000 cases, followed by Gujarat and Delhi.



Source: IANS