Coronavirus Hotspots District in India- List of 170 COVID-19 Hotspots in India

Check the list of coronavirus hotspots in each state. Red zones are classified as areas that contribute to more than 80 per cent of the cases in the country or the state.

| Updated On April 22nd, 2020 at 03:56 pm

COVID-19 Hotspot District in India: As updated on 18th April 2020, the number of Coronavirus cases has increased to 14,707 all over India. Any state or district that has reported 6 or more active cases is kept in the list of hotspot areas and will be subjected to harsh lockdown rules by the Central government. Even after 21 days of the lockdown, the cases of coronavirus was increasing day-by-day which compelled the government to extend the lockdown and is now announced till 3rd May 2020. During this period, the government has decided to differentiate the states according to the active number of cases in their areas and calling it COVID-19 hotspot areas. 

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Coronavirus Hotspot District in India

Declaring any area as an active hotspot will reduce the community transmission of the Corona Virus and people with coronavirus can be traced more easily. The Union Health Ministry of India has announced that the districts across the country will be categorized into three zonal systems to identify the coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots district in India in order to efficiently manage the fight against coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 hotspot areas would be under a curfew-like situation.

COVID-19 Hotspots in India

State-wise List of Areas in Red Zone with large outbreaks

Andhra Pradesh Kurnool, Guntur, Spsr Nellore, Prakasam, Krishna, YSR, West Godavari, Chittoor, Visakhapattanam, East Godavari, Anantpur
Bihar Biwan
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Korba
Delhi South Delhi, Shahdara, South East Delhi, West Delhi, North Delhi, Central Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi, South West Delhi
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Bhavnagar, Rajkot
Haryana Nuh, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Palwal
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar, Bandipora, Baramulla, Jammu, Udhampur, Kupwara
Karnataka Bengaluru Urban, Mysuru, Belagavi
Kerala Kasargod, Kannur, Eranakulam, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta
Madhya Pradesh Indore, Bhopal, Khargone, Ujjain, Hoshangabad
Maharashtra Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nagpur, Sangli, Ahmednagar, Yawatmal, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Mumbai suburban, Nasik
Odisha Khurda
Punjab Sasnagar, SBS Nagar, Jalandhar, Pathankot
Rajasthan Jaipur, Tonk, Jodhpur, Banswara, Kota, Jhunjhnu, Bhilwara, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jhalawar, Bharatpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Erode, Tirunelveli, Dindigul, Villupuram, Namakkal, Theni, Chengalpattu, Tiruppur, Vellore, Madurai, Tutiporin, Karur, Virudhnagar, Kanniyakumari, Cuddalore, Thiruvallur, Thivarur, Salem, Nagapattinam
Telangana Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Warangal urban, Ranga Reddy, Jogulambagadwal, Medchal Malkajgiri, Karimnagar, Nirmal
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Meerut, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Saharanpur, Shamli, Firozabad, Moradabad
Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Kolkata, Howrah, Purba Mednipur, 24 Paragana North


What is allowed in COVID-19 Hotspot Districts in India?

  • Groceries and other essentials will be ordered to homes upon their online order
  • Ambulances with special permission in case of a medical emergency will be allowed in the hotspot area
  • Regular Sanitization of the area
  • Rigorous door-to-door monitoring to cope with the dangerous situation. 

Restrictions to the COVID-19 hotspot in India:

To curb the spread of the Corona Virus in the states where the number of cases is rising to date, the government has planned to put more restrictions and these restrictions have to be imposed on the people with no expectations. As the malls and restaurants are shut from the beginning of lockdown, however, if any district is named as hotspot area, then further restrictions are imposed which are as below: 

  • Common People are not allowed to step out of their houses, essential commodities and daily necessities including medicines will be delivered to the doorstep
  • Vegetable and Fruit Markets will be sealed completely for people to enter
  • Entry and Exit from any sealed-off area will be counted as a punishable offense
  • The entry of any social media persons in the sealed zone will not be tolerated, only government photographers will be allowed entry in the sealed zone only after permission. 
  • Every house in the sealed locality will be surveyed and sanitized timely to control the spread of the diseases. 

COVID-19 State-wise Red Zones with Cluster Outbreak:

Andaman and Nicobar South Andamans
Assam Golaghat, Marigaon, Nalbari, Goalpara, Dhubri
Bihar Munger, Begusarai, Gaya
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi North West Delhi
Gujarat Patan
Haryana Ambala, Karnal
Himachal Pradesh Solan, Una, Sirmaur, Chamba, Kangra
Jammu and Kashmir Shopian, Rajouri
Jharkhand Ranchi, Bokaro
Karnataka Dakshina Kannada, Bidar, Kalaburagi, Bagalkot, Dharwad
Kerala Wayanad
Madhya Pradesh Morena
Maharashtra Kolhapur, Amravati, Palghar
Odisha Bhadrak
Punjab Mansa, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Moga
Rajasthan Udaipur
Telangana Nalgonda
Uttar Pradesh Bulandshahr, Sitapur, Basti, Baghpat
Uttarakhand Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar

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The state-wise list of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India till 18 April 2020 is depicted below:



3,320 2,788 331 201
1,707 1,593 72 42
Madhya Pradesh
1,355 1,216 70 69
Tamil Nadu
1,323 1,025 283 15
1,282 1,080 183 19
1,272 1,136 88 48
Uttar Pradesh
849 753 82 14
766 561 187 18
Andhra Pradesh
603 546 42 15
395 138 255 2
371 270 88 13
Jammu and Kashmir
328 281 42 5
West Bengal

287 222 55 10

227 136 88 3
211 167 30 14
85 47 37 1
60 38 21 1
42 33 9
Himachal Pradesh

38 20 16 2
36 12 24
34 24 9 1
32 30 2
21 12 9
18 4 14
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
13 2 11
11 10 1
7 1 6
7 6 1
2 1 1
2 1 1
Arunachal Pradesh
1 1
1 1
1 1
14,707 12,155 2,056 496

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