The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has added 14 more areas to the micro containment zone list. With this, the city now has 60 micro containment zones. On Wednesday, the civic body had added 15 new areas and removed nine from the list. This had taken the total to 46 but with the addition of the 14 new micro containment zones, the list now stands at 60.
Of the new 14 zones, five are in the north west zone, three in the south west zone and one each in central, east, north and west zones in the city and two in south zone. The new micro containment zones are Mirasi Vad, Seema Park and Yamuna Nagar in Raikhad, Odhav and Naroda respectively, Tirthnagar society and Mridul Park in Thaltej and Saundarya Apartment, Gazetted Society and Harshid Baugh in Ghatlodia. Vasudev Bungalow in Jashodanagar, Karnavati Apartment in Maninagar, Ashwalekh Flat and Janta Market in Vejalpur, Kanakala in Jodhpur and one lane of a slum in Chandkheda.
Ahmedabad recorded 211 new cases of which 202 were within city limits on Thursday and seven deaths. With this the total number of cases and deaths in the district now stand at 21,339 and 1,456 respectively.