List of 75 Districts to be Lockdown due to COVID 19

State Governments will issue orders allowing only essential services to operate in districts with confirmed COVID-19 cases. The focus should be on closure of all activities except essential services such as hospitals, telecom, medicine shops, provision stores etc

List of 75 Districts to be Lockdown due to COVID 19

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Cabinet Secretary and PS to Hon. Prime Minister

Cabinet Secretary and the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister reviewed the status, actions taken and preparedness regarding management and containment of COVID-19 in a high level with Chief Secretaries of States through a video conference, here today. The increase in the number of confirmed cases during the last few days was discussed. The Central Government impressed upon the States the need for urgent and effective interventions.

After detailed discussions, the following decisions were taken:

State Governments will issue orders allowing only essential services to operate in districts with confirmed COVID-19 cases. The focus should be on closure of all activities except essential services such as hospitals, telecom, medicine shops, provision stores etc.

Establishments/factories engaged in manufacturing and distribution of essential commodities like medicines, vaccines, sanitizers, masks, medical devices, their ancillaries and support services etc., should be exempt from these restrictions.

State Governments may expand the list depending on their assessment of the situation.

All train services suspended till 31st March 2020 including sub urban rail services.

Good trains may continue to operate for facilitating availability of essential commodities.

All metro rail services suspended till 31st March 2020.

Interstate passenger transport also to be suspended till 31st Mar 2020.

Transport services may operate at mere skeletal level

These measures are temporary but extremely vital to break the chain of transmission.

States were also requested to ensure that while such measures are being taken, necessary steps to minimize discomfort to the poor and disadvantaged sections of the society may be ensured.

States to request industries, establishments etc., to allow their employees to work from home and provide remuneration to them during this period.

Central Government has already asked Labour Ministry and Ministry of Corporate Affairs to issue necessary instructions to this effect.

States were further asked to ramp up the readiness to manage the positive cases in health facilities.

States to assess the availability of medical services including quarantine and scale them up to meet all possible contingencies.

States were asked to have earmarked facilities fully dedicated to manage the COVID-19 cases only.

Each State was requested to identify and ensure that such hospitals are equipped to manage the COVID 19 cases.

Following is the list of the districts which have reported confirmed COVID-19 cases:

State District
Andhra Pradesh Prakasam
Vijaywada
Vizag
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi Central
East Delhi
North Delhi
North West Delhi
North East Delhi
South Delhi
West Delhi
Gujrat Kutchh
Rajkot
Gandhinagar
Surat
Vadodara
Ahmedabad
Haryana Faridabad
Sonepat
Panchkula
Panipat
Gurugram
Himachal Pradesh Kangra
UT of J&K Srinagar
Jammu
Karnataka Bangalore
Chikkaballapura
Mysore
Kodagu
  Kalaburgi
Kerala Alappuzha
  Ernakulam
  IDUKI
  Kannur
  Kasargod
  Kottayam
  Mallapuram
  Pathanamthitta
  Thiruvanthpuram
  Thrissur
UT of Ladakh Kargil
  Leh
MP Jabalpur
Maharashtra Ahmednagar
  Aurangabad
  Mumbai
  Nagpur
  Mumbai Sub-Urb
  Pune
  Ratnagiri
  Raigad
  Thane
  Yavatmal
Odisha Khurda
Puducherry Mahe
Punjab Hoshiarpur
  SAS Nagar
  SBS Naagr
Rajasthan Bilwara
  Jhunjhunu
  Sikar
  Jaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
  Erode
  Kanchipurum
Telangana Bhadradri Kothagudam
  Hyderabad
  Medchai
  Ranga reddy
  Sanga Reddy
Uttar Pradesh Agra
  GB Nagar
  Ghaziabad
  Varanasi
  Lakhimpur Kheri
  Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Kolkata
  North 24 Parganas

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