Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation authorities, in view of the rising number of COVID cases in the city limited have designated certain areas as 'containment zones'.

These localities have been identified and marked as containment zones, based on the number of fresh COVID active cases reported. The GHMC's entomology department to carry out regular spraying of disinfectants in these localities.

The list includes the following:

The state reported 23 new deaths, the highest single-day deaths since the starting of the pandemic started taking the overall toll to 1,899. The fatality rate in the state is 0.50 percent which is less than the national average of 1.2 percent.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) area on Wednesday reported 989 new cases. Neighboring Rangareddy district reported 437 new cases. Medchal Malkajgiri reported 421 and Sangareddy 176 new cases.

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