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Red/Orange/Green Zones in India: Get Full list of Districts & States COVID-19 Containment Zone

Coronavirus India: Get full list of Red Zones, Orange Zones and  Green Zones districts from all states designated as containment zones for battling COVID-19. Know districts identified as red zones in India.

May 12, 2020 15:53 IST
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Coronavirus Lockdown in Red/Orange/Green Zones: Government is expected to extend the lockdown in Red Zones of India to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, Ministry of Home Affairs, MHA had extended the national lockdown from 4th May to 17th May. To faciliate the lockdown and to allow some easing of restrictions, the country has been divided into three zones i.e. Red Zone, Orange Zone and Green Zone. The Union Ministry of Health & Family Affairs has come out with list of states and districts designated as Red/Orange/Green zones for COVID-19 containment after lockdown extension. The Ministry considered India's Coronavirus recovery rate while designating the districts as Red Zones or Hotspots or Orange/Green zones. In this article, we have shared below the complete state-wise list of districts classified as COVID-19 containment zones along with the list of key districts that will be lockdown beyond May 3, 2020.

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The total number of Coronavirus positive active cases rose to 46008 as on May 11, 2020 with more than 2290 deaths and a total of 22454 recoveries so far. As per the official data, the Coronavirus Recovery rate in India has gone up to 25% from 13% earlier. Taking this as a criteria along with other factors like doubling rate, the districts have been identified as Coronavirus Hotspots or Red Zones, Orange Zones and Green Zones.

The list will be revised on weekly basis as per the latest development and as per the directions issued by Ministry of Home Affairs. State Governments cannot change the classification of districts made by the Ministry. However, states can declare additional districts as a red or orange zones on the basis of field analysis.

Factors behind classification of Districts as Red/Orange/Green Zones

- Occurrence of Coronavirus Cases

- COVID-19 Recovery Rate

- Doubling Rate of Cases

- Extent of Testing & Surveillance

Highlights of the New List of Red/Orange/Green Zones

- 130 districts are designated as Red Zone, 284 as Orange Zone and 319 as Green Zone.

- Districts will be classified as a Green Zone if there is no COVID-19 positive case in last 21 days.

- Red Zone: Almost all the Metro cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad are identified as Red Zones or Coronavirus Hotspots.

- Districts designated as Green Zone: 20 in UP, 25 in Chhattisgarh, 24 in Madhya Pradesh, 25 in Arunachal Pradesh, 21 in Odisha, and 10 in Uttarakhand

- Districts designated as Orange Zone: 16 in Maharashtra, 36 in UP, 20 in Bihar, 19 in Rajasthan, 15 in Punjab, 24 in Tamil Nadu, 19 in Madhya Pradesh

- The maximum number of districts under Green Zone fall in Assam, that is 30 districts.

- Haryana's Gurugram fall under Orange Zone, whereas Faridabad is in Red Zone.

- Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Hapur, Baghpat, Shamli fall under Orange Zone.

Number of Districts identified as Red Zones in Key States

State

No. of Red Zones

Andhra Pradesh

5

Bihar

5

Delhi

11

Gujarat

9

Madhya Pradesh

9

Maharashtra

14

Rajasthan

8

Tamil Nadu

12

Uttar Pradesh

19

West Bengal

10

Which all districts or states will remain in lockdown after May 3?

- Districts designated as Red Zone will remain in lockdown after 3 May till 17 May

- All metro cities will remain in Lockdown beyond May 3. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad are identified as Red Zones.

- In Delhi, Southeast, Central, North, South Northeast, West, Shahdara, East, New Delhi, Northwest, Southwest districts will remain in lockdown.

- Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of Red Zones - 19, followed by Maharashtra that has 14 Red Zones.

- Uttar Pradesh districts like Gautam Buddha Nagar, Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, Meerut, Raibareili, Saharanpur and Aligarh are identified under Red Zone. These districts will remain in lockdown.

Have a look at state-wise number of districts that may be in lockdown after 3 May:

State

Number of Districts

Name

Delhi

11

Southeast, Central, North, South, Northeast, West, Shahdara, East, New Delhi, Northwest, Southwest

Bihar

5

Munger, Patna, Rohtas, Buxar, Gaya

Maharashtra

14

Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nashik, Palghar, Nagpur, Solapur, Yavatmal, Aurangabad, Satara, Dhule, Akola, Jalgaon, Mumbai Suburban

Uttar Pradesh

19

Agra, Lucknow, Saharanpur, Kanpur, Moradabad, Firozabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), Bulandshahr, Meerut, Rae Bareli, Varanasi, Bijnor, Amroha, Sant Kabeer Nagar, Aligarh, Muzaffarnagar, Rampur, Mathura, Bareilly

Tamil Nadu

12

Chennai, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur, Tiruppur, Ranipet, Virudhunagar, Thiruvarur, VeIIore, Kanchipuram

 

Full List of Districts Classified as Red/Orange/Green Zones

Classification of the Districts - State-wise

State

Red Zone

Orange Zone

Green Zone

Total

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

1

0

2

3

Andhra Pradesh

5

7

1

13

Arunachal Pradesh

0

0

25

25

Assam

0

3

30

33

Bihar

5

20

13

38

Chandigarh

1

0

0

1

Chhattisgarh

1

1

25

27

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

0

0

1

1

Daman And Diu

0

0

2

2

Delhi

11

0

0

11

Goa

0

0

2

2

Gujarat

9

19

5

33

Haryana

2

18

2

22

Himachal Pradesh

0

6

6

12

Jammu And Kashmir

4

12

4

20

Jharkhand

1

9

14

24

Karnataka

3

13

14

30

Kerala

2

10

2

14

Ladakh

0

2

0

2

Lakshadweep

0

0

1

1

Madhya Pradesh

9

19

24

52

Maharashtra

14

16

6

36

Manipur

0

0

16

16

Meghalaya

0

1

10

11

Mizoram

0

0

11

11

Nagaland

0

0

11

11

Odisha

3

6

21

30

Puducherry

0

1

3

4

Punjab

3

15

4

22

Rajasthan

8

19

6

33

Sikkim

0

0

4

4

Tamil Nadu

12

24

1

37

Telangana

6

18

9

33

Tripura

0

2

6

8

Uttar Pradesh

19

36

20

75

Uttarakhand

1

2

10

13

West Bengal

10

5

8

23

Total

130

284

319

733

What are Red/Orange/Green Zones?

Red Zone: Districts that have reported high number of Coronavirus cases or districts with doubling rate of cases are identified as Red Zones or Coronavirus Hotspots or Containment Zones.

Orange Zone: Districts which have reported a few cases of COVID-19 in the past with no new cases in last 14 days are identified as Orange Zones

Green Zone: Districts that have reported no new cases of novel Coronavirus in last 21 days are designated as Green Zones.

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