The Center has once again alerted all the states as the coronavirus spreads across the country. There is a risk of coronavirus spreading from those who attended Markaz prayers.
So earlier the government has appealed the returnees to give their information voluntarily to the local authorities.
But with the spike in cases and 30% of the total attributing to Tablighi Jamat returnees, centre has now ordered to conduct a medical examination and quarantine their family and friends as soon as possible. 96 districts across the country are declared Red Zone.
As per the latest report, Seven districts from AP and three districts from Telangana have been declared Red Zone. AP includes the districts of Visakhapatnam, Chittoor, East Godavari, Guntur, Krishna, Prakasam and Nellore.
While Telangana includes Hyderabad, Rangareddy and Medchal districts. Police have cordoned off all these areas with tight security to avoid vehicular movement.
The other states too have been alerted to detect hotspots in districts under the red zone and take necessary precautions against spreading the virus. Emergency quarantine centers and hospitals in that area were ordered to make all necessary arrangements to combat covid-19.
As per the bulletin released on Sunday night, AP reported 62 positive cases taking the count of covid-19 cases to 252 within no time. The government has beefed up additional task force in red spots to avoid further spread.