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By Saradha | Aug 25, 2020 01:35 PM

Areas such as Thiru- Vi-Ka-Nagar and Royapuram have become erstwhile COVID-19 hotspots in Chenani since areas such as Anna Nagar and Valasarvakkam zones have become the places where the number of COVID19 cases are rising rapidly. 

Chennai New Covid Hotspots Cases rise in Anna Nagar & Valsarvakkam

According to a recent data published by Chennai Corporation, Anna Nagar and Valasaravakkam zones have almost 9 and 7 containment zones each. 

As per data published on August 14, Anna Nagar has only three containment zones and Valasaravakkam had only one. A street is made into a containment zone if three or more houses test positive for COVID19. 


“When contacted, a Corporation official said that as far as Anna Nagar is concerned, some containment zones were set up as a precautionary measure to contain the number of active Covid 19 cases overall although there were no clusters in the streets. Anna Nagar has 10% of its Covid 19 cases still active,” The New Indian Express reported. 

While being asked about Valasaravakkam, the corporation official said, “As far as Valasaravakkam is concerned, overall, there are not many clusters, the cases are scattered. The seven containment zones that we have are the only areas where there are three or more cases in the same place."

Valasaravakkam, along with Ambattur and Adyar zones had the mmost number of active coronavirus cases as on Sunday. Each of these zones have around 15% of the total number of reported active cases.

Other zones that have containment zones in them include, Kodambakkam with one containment zone in KK Nagar, Alandur with one containment zone in 45th street Nanganallur, Adyar zone with two-Kattaboman street and Mosque colony 5th street and three in Sholinganallur- namely, Cholamandala devi Nagar 6th street, Pillayar Koil street and KCG college street. In total, there were 23 containment zones across all zones in Chennai on Sunday.

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்      



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