Around fifty areas have been identified as highly risky of coronavirus infections. These areas are different wards of three city corporations—Dhaka South, Dhaka North and Chattogram—and areas of these three districts.
According to the health ministry sources, tomorrow, on June 15, the matter might be finalised whether ‘Red Zone’ will be declared or not.Central Technical Committee sources said that 45 areas of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) have been identified as the riskiest areas of Covid-19 infections. Among them, 28 areas are under DSCC while 17 are in DNCC.
Meanwhile, 10 areas of Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) have been also detected as the highly risky zone of coronavirus.
Md. Habibur Rahman Khan, Additional Secretary (admin) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and corona related media cell’s convener told media that which areas will be declared as ‘Red Zone’ has not been public yet but by tomorrow the list will be published.
In this regard, Farhad Hossain, State Minister for Public Administration, said that local administration will determine the list of areas which will be brought under lockdown.
The highly risky areas in DNCC are—Gulshan, Badda, Cantonment, Mohakhali, Tezgaon, Rampura, Aftabnagar, Mohammadpur, Kalyanpur, Mogbazar, Airport, Banasree, Razabazar, Uttara, Mirpur.
Highly risky areas in DNCC are—Jatrabari, Demra, Mugda, Gendaria, Dhanmandi, Jigatala, Lalbagh, Azimpur, Basabo, Shantinagar, Paltan, Kalabagan, Ramna, Sutrapur, Malibagh, Kotowali, Tikatuli, Mitford, Shahjahanpur, Matijheel, Wari, Khilgaon, Paribagh, Kadamtali, Siddheshwari, Lakshmibazar, Elephant Road, Shegunbagicha.Highly risky areas in CCC are—Ward number 37 and 38 in Chattogram Bandar, 39 number ward of Patenga, Ward No. 10 in Pahartali, Word No. 16, 20, 21, 22 in Kotowali, Ward No. 14 in Khulshi and Ward No. 26 of Halishahar area.