The nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, 2020, to stop the spread of COVID-19. PM Modi also declared that some areas where there were no cases reported will get a bit of leniency under the new guidelines which will be released on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. But till then, to keep the virus from spreading, the lockdown will be as it is. The government is also trying to keep the hotspots under stronghold and are doing so by implementing heavy surveillance and sealing the area off. There are a few coronavirus hotspot areas in Chennai too that will be under lockdown. Here is all you should know about coronavirus hotspot areas in Chennai.
The state of Tamil Nadu has 1173 active cases as of now. Out of these 1173 cases, 205 cases are active in greater Chennai as of 10 am April 14, 2020. The areas of Anna Nagar (zone 8), Teynampet (zone 9) and Kodambakkam (zone 10) have a total of 31% of the cases in the region.
The GCC has also launched an app for tracking for its citizens. You can download the app at this link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gcc.smartcity. This the official app for collecting data to curb the spread of COVID-19 by the Greater Chennai Corporation.