: Areas with substantial numbers of positive cases fall under red zone where there will be complete restriction. The government will try to provide door-to-door facilities in these areas.
The Red Zone is where highest caseload districts contribute to more than 80 per cent of coronavirus
cases for each state in the country or districts with doubling rate less than four days.
Residents in the housing societies in ‘red zones’ are house-locked. Their daily essentials are being supplied, and police picketing in the area ensures that there is no human movement happening in these zones. The lanes surrounding the red zone are cordoned off and cops posted at all entry and exit points.
Red zone is considered as zonal area with maximum number of Covid-19 cases and is at the highest risk for developing an area of coronavirus
cases in a short span of time. Any activity in the red zone area is strictly prohibited with complete lockdown.
The health ministry has classified 170 hotspot districts under red zones.
: The areas with a limited number of cases in the past and with no surge in positive cases recently would be included under the orange zone. Only restricted activities such as limited public transport and farm product harvesting is expected to be allowed in the coronavirus orange zone. In case the district is classified as a Red Zone and there is no confirmed case in the last 21 days then the area may be labelled as an Orange Zone.
: Green: The districts with no coronavirus positive cases would fall under the green zone. Exemptions may be given in these sectors as per the government's plan. Limited movement of people linked to essential services and business may be given extension. Opening of liquor shops and other essential items that play a major role in generating state revenue may get extension in this zone.
Now, what are containment areas in these zones?