Containment zones in Hyderabad proving ineffective

Hyderabad(Hyd): Amidst raise in COVID-19 instances in Hyderabad(Hyd), Greater Hyderabad(Hyd) Municipal Corporation (GHMC) initiated designating regions as confinement areas.

The officials are sealing the region in case over 4 instances are diagnosed in 50 meter radius.

Citizens moving freely in confinement areas in Hyderabad(Hyd)

Although, designating a region as a “confinement zone” is proving ineffective as citizens are witnessed moving freely without any constraints.

Locals of Banjara Hills Road Number 12 & Bharat Nagar, Moosapet are witnessed going to the workplace & different work (5) by deleting barricades.

In Old City too, barricades & board of confinement zone place, although, citizens are witnessed moving without any constraints.

Speaking to media, a GHMC Special Official stated that police monitors entry & exit of the confinement clusters.

It seems that there is a lack of coordination between the Health Ministry, GHMC & Police.

In spite of raise in COVID-19 instances in Hyderabad(Hyd), citizens are moving freely without taking required precautions.

Spike in fatalities

Even the records of spike in fatalities because of COVID-19 aren’t instilling fear amongst the locals.

According to the list made available by this GHMC, the worst affected circle in Hyderabad(Hyd) is Amberpet.

Circles with over 1000 instances are as follows:

  1. Amberpet
  2. Malakpet
  3. Karwan
  4. Goshamahal

Circles that reported over 500 however under 1000 instances are as follow:

  1. Santoshnagar
  2. Chandrayangutta
  3. Charminar
  4. Falaknuma
  5. Mehdipatnam
  6. Musheerabad
  7. Khairatabad
  8. Jubilee Hills
  9. Yousufguda
  10. Secunderabad
  11. Begumpet.