- Title: New Delhi seals new coronavirus hotspots to curb virus spread
- Date: 11th April 2020
- Summary: (SOUNDBITE) (English) ENGINEER, PRASHANT PILLAI, SAYING: "People don't have to come up and check our temperatures every day, what can be done (is) using the announcement automatically the people will come across their railings this will go up thermal CCTV will go up and it will try to figure out the temperature of each and every individual. They will communicate through a loudspeaker which is already with the health officials and if we find a person is having body temperature, plus and minus 1 more than theâ€¦ more than the normal temperature automatically then the health officials can go upstairs take the person out and with the same drone sanitise the whole area." NOIDA, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA (APRIL 11, 2020) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) A SEALED COLONY VARIOUS OF PACKETS OF VEGETABLES KEPT ON GROUND MEN WEARING MASKS STANDING PACKETS OF VEGETABLES KEPT ON GROUND FEW PEOPLE WEARING MASKS STANDING AT COLONY ENTRANCE GATE/GATE BEING CLOSED
- Keywords: India New Delhi Noida coronavirus drone health hotspots sanitisation
- Reuters ID: LVA003C91Q0Y7
- Location: NEW DELHI/NOIDA, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA
- City: NEW DELHI/NOIDA, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA
- Country: India
- Duration: 00:01:07
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Story Text: Authorities in Indian capital of New Delhi sealed few more coronavirus hotspots in a bid to sanitise the areas and prevent further spread of the deadly disease that has infected over 7,000 people and killed at least 239 in the country.
As many as 30 areas including Chandni Mahal, Moti Nagar, Nabi Karim in the capital have been sealed, where essential commodities and services will be provided to people at their homes. Door to door sampling will also be done by medical officials.
Policemen stood on guard as barricades were placed on roads to prevent people from moving the sealed areas on Saturday (April 11).
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a 21-day lockdown that is scheduled to end on Tuesday (April 11). However, the lockdown is expected to be extended with the number of cases rising each day, said media reports.
At least two Indian states - Odisha in the east and Punjab in the north - have decided to extend the lockdown until April end.
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