More than 2 lakh people surveyed in Delhi containment zones for Covid-19: Home Ministry

19 June, 2020 | newsx bureau

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The Union Home Ministry said that house to house health survey of 242 containment zones was completed on Thursday in a drive to check the spread of Coronavirus in the national capital.

A total of 2.3 lakh people have been surveyed in Delhi’s containment zones to combat COVID-19 in the national capital, spokesperson of Union Home Ministry said on Friday.

“As per the directions given by Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, in a series of meetings chaired by him over last few days in regard to COVID-19 situation in Delhi, house to house health survey in 242 containment zones of Delhi completed yesterday. A total of 2.3 lakh people were surveyed,” Spokesperson of Home Ministry tweeted.
On June 14, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had said that a comprehensive health survey of every person would be conducted in the containment zones of the national capital to check the spread of coronavirus.

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“To be able to do contact mapping well in Delhi’s containment zones, a comprehensive health survey of every person will be done from house to house. The report will come in 1 week. Aarogya Setu app will be downloaded in every person’s mobile,” he tweeted.

According to the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry’s website, the city has reported 49,979 COVID-19 cases including 1,969 deaths, 21,341 recovered and 26,669 active cases so far.

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