Delhi Govt Seals 20 COVID-19 Hotspots and makes Masks mandatory

Last updated on Apr 10, 2020

Posted on Apr 9, 2020

As the Delhi cases have reached close to 700 (669), Arvid Kejriwal swung into action.

The Delhi government on Wednesday announced sealing of 20 coronavirus hotspots comprising small pockets of settlements and apartment complexes, and made it compulsory for people to wear face masks when stepping outdoors to contain the spread of the virus.As the national capital reported 93 new cases taking the total number of infections to 669, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting with senior ministers and top officials of the Delhi government on Wednesday evening and took a series of decisions to check the spread of virus. Source: Delhi Govt Seals 20 Virus Hotspots, Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Public as Cases Near 700-mark – News18

Kejriwal tweeted saying – “Wearing of facial masks can reduce the spread of coronavirus substantially. Therefore, it has been decided that facial masks will be compulsory for anyone stepping out of their house. Cloth mask shall be eligible too.”

The 20 hotspots are:

  1. Entire affected street near Gandhi Park, Malviya Nagar

Entire affected street of Gali No 6, L 1 Sangam Vihar

3 Shahajahanabad society, Plot no 1, Sector 11, Dwarka

  1. Dinpur Village

Markaz Masjid and Nizamuddin Basti

Nizamuddin West (G and D block) areas

7.B Block Jahangirpuri

  1. H. No 141 to H. No 180, Gali no. 14, Kalyanpuri

Mansara Appartments , Vasundhara Enclave

3 Galis of Khichirpur including Gali containing H. No. 5/387 Khichirpur

Gali No 9, Pandav Nagar

Vardhaman Appartments, Mayur Vihar Phase I, Extension

Mayurdhwaj Appartments, IP Extension, Patparganj

Gali no. 4, from H. No. J-3/115 (Nagar Dairy) to H. No. J-3/108 (towards Anar wali Masjid Chowk), Kishan Kunj Extension

Gali No. 4, from H. No J- 3/101 to H. No. J- 3/107 Krishan Kunj Extension

Gali No. 5, A Block (From H No. A-176 to A-189), West Vinod Nagar

J&K, L and H pockets, Dilshad Garden

G, H, J, Blocks, Old Seemapuri

F-70 to 90 block, Dilshad Colony

Pratap Khand, Jhilmil Colony.

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