Over 80 such zones created daily between Sept. 7 and 17 due to enhanced testing
Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal directed authorities to chalk out a strategy to reduce COVID-19 cases to non-existent levels in containment zones across the Capital.
By next week
Sources said expert groups and the Delhi Health Department have been tasked with preparing reports to this end over the weekend.
They are scheduled to meet early next week to figure out strategies to reduce the number of cases being reported from containment zones, which account for roughly around 40% of the total daily COVID-19 cases in the city, to ‘zero’.
This will be followed by a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), sources added.
Over 80 containment zones were created across the city every day between September 7 and 17 as enhanced testing for COVID-19 led to the detection of more cases,…