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Tamil Nadu Red Zone List (Update): Get full list of Red, Orange and Green Zone Districts (Chennai, Coimbatore Containment Zone) List Here

Tamil Nadu Red Zone List (Update): Out of the total 37 Districts in Tamil Nadu, 12 Districts have been identified as Red Zone Districts, 24 Districts have been kept as Orange Zone while only 1 single district i.e. Krishnagiri has been termed as Green Zone. Get complete list of Tamil Nadu Red, Orange and Green Zone Districts including COVID-19 containment zones in Chennai and Coimbatore Here.

May 1, 2020 20:35 IST
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Tamil Nadu Red Zone List (Update): Tamil Nadu has been one of the worst hit states in India with COVID-19. As on 1st May, the total number of Coronavirus positive cases in Tamil Nadu has crossed the 2300 mark with 27th Deaths being reported from across the state. With rising number of cases, the state government has pulled up district-level administration and demarcated cluster containment zones, to curb the further spread of disease. According to the latest update shared by Union Health Ministry, out of the total 37 Districts in Tamil Nadu, 12 Districts have been identified as Red Zone Districts, 24 Districts have been kept as Orange Zone while only 1 single district i.e. Krishnagiri has been termed as Green Zone.

Get complete list of Tamil Nadu Red, Orange and Green Zone Districts including COVID-19 containment zones in Chennai and Coimbatore Here. 

Tamil Nadu COVID-19 Hotspot Districts

As per the latest media reports, with the consistent rise in the number of Coronavirus cases in the state, the total number districts that are declared as COVID-19 Hotspots have also grown substantially.

Tamil Nadu Red Zone Districts

Red Zone Districts are areas from where COVID-19 cases are reported regularly and that too in clusters. These are the districts where the threat of Coronavirus spread is the highest and therefore, strictest lockdown measures and social distancing guidelines are implemented here. In Tamil Nadu, 12 districts have been identified as Red Zone Districts, which include metropolitan areas such as Chennai and Madurai.

Sr No

District

State/UT

Zone

1

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

2

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

3

Namakkal

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

4

Thanjavur

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

5

Chengalpattu

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

6

Thiruvallur

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

7

Tiruppur

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

8

Ranipet

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

9

Virudhunagar

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

10

Thiruvarur

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

11

VeIIore

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

12

Kanchipuram

Tamil Nadu

RedZone

Tamil Nadu Orange Zone Districts

Orange Zone, also known as Buffer Zone districts, are the areas from where COVID-19 cases were reported in past, but have not been identified recently. Typically, if a district doesn’t report any fresh case of Coronavirus infection in 14 days, it is placed in Orange Zone bucket. Tamil Nadu has 24 districts that are identified as Orange Zone.

Sr No

District

State/UT

Zone

1

Theni

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

2

Tenkasi

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

3

Nagapattinam

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

4

Dindigul

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

5

Villupuram

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

6

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

7

Cuddalore

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

8

Salem

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

9

Karur

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

10

Tuticorin

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

11

Tiruchirappalli

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

12

Tirupathur

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

13

Kanniyakumari

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

14

Tiruvannamalai

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

15

Ramanathapuram

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

16

Tirunelveli

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

17

TheNilgiris

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

18

Sivaganga

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

19

Perambalur

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

20

Kallakurichi

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

21

Ariyalur

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

22

Erode

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

23

Pudukkottai

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

24

Dharmapuri

Tamil Nadu

OrangeZone

Green Zone District in Tamil Nadu

Green Zone districts are the areas where no COVID-19 or coronavirus infection case has been reported in last 28 days. As per health ministry guidelines, only one state i.e. Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu falls in this category.

Sr No

District

State/UT

Zone

1

Krishnagiri

Tamil Nadu

GreenZone

COVID-19 Hotspots in Chennai, Coimbatore and other Urban Areas

With increasing number of cases being reported from metropolitan areas and urban centres, the respective district administrations and Municipal corporations have further identified the containment areas within their limits. According to media reports, Chennai currently has 13 urban zones that have been designed as COVID-19 hotspots, while Coimbatore has 10 urban and 8 rural COVID-19 red zones. On similar lines, Thanjavur has reported 3 urban and 6 rural containment zones, while Tiruchirapalli has 3 urban and 7 rural containment zones. The detailed list for COVID-19 Hotspots in Chennai, Coimbatore and other Urban Areas is available below:

City / Corporation

No of Urban COVID-19 Red Zones

No of Rural COVID-19 Red Zones

Chennai

13

0

Coimbatore

10

8

Thanjavur

3

6

Tiruchirapalli

3

7

Tirunelveli

19

16

Villupuram

2

17

Coronavirus Red Zones / Hotspots in Chennai

As mentioned above, the Greater Chennai Municipal Corporation has identified 15 urban clusters and 198 areas within them from where the maximum number COVID-19 cases have been reported. Majority of these hotspots are located in the northern Chennai region where areas like Roypauram and Tondiarpet are located. The complete list of COVID-19 Containment Zones in Chennai is given below:

As currently, the situation around COVID-19 in the state is fluid, the number of Containment zones provided above may change regularly. Therefore, citizens are also download the Greater Chennai Corporation’s official Corona Monitoring Mobile App to get real time updates about COVID-19 Red Zones in Chennai.

Coronavirus Hotspots in Coimbatore

Going by the official update, there are around 18 containment zones in Coimbatore district. Of these, 10 are in urban areas within the limits of the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation while the rest 8 are in rural areas. The list of COVID-19 Hotspots within the limits of Coimbatore Municipal Corporation provided by the corporation via twitter, are as follows:

Sr No

Name of Hotspot Area

1

KK Pudur

2

Podanur Railway Station

3

Podanur

4

Ukkadam

5

Poomarket

6

RS Puram

7

Sundarapuram

8

Kuniyamuthur

9

Kavundamplyam

10

Cheranmanagar

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