Red, Orange, Green Zone: Here's the complete district-wise classification of areas in TN

Two days before the second phase of the lockdown ends and third starts, the Central government has listed 24 districts of the country as orange zones, 12 as red zone and one green zone.
Red, Orange, Green Zone: Here's the complete district-wise classification of areas in TN
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In a fresh renewal of  lockdown to contain the outspread of COVID 19, the Central government has extended the lockdown for two more weeks. While announcing the same, the central government has also listed 319 districts of the country as green zones, 284 as orange and 130 as red zones.
As far as Tamil Nadu is concerned, 12 districts have been classified as Red Zones, 24 Orange Zone districts and one Green Zone district.
Here's the list of Tamil Nadu districts classified as red, orange and green zones:

Red Zone

  1. Chennai
  2. Madurai
  3. Namakkal
  4. Thanjavur
  5. Chengalpattu
  6. Tiruvallur
  7. Tiruppur
  8. Ranipet
  9. Virudhunagar
  10. Thiruvarur
  11. Vellore
  12. Kanchipuram

Orange Zone

  1. Theni    
  2. Tenkasi
  3. Nagapattinam  
  4. Dindigul               
  5. Villupuram         
  6. Coimbatore       
  7. Cuddalore          
  8. Salem   
  9. Karur    
  10. Thoothukudi (Tuticorin)               
  11. Tiruchirappalli (Trichy)   
  12. Tirupathur          
  13. Kanyakumari     
  14. Tiruvannamalai
  15. Ramanathapuram           
  16. Tirunelveli          
  17. Nilgiris
  18. Sivaganga           
  19. Perambalur       
  20. Kallakurichi        
  21. Ariyalur
  22. Erode
  23. Pudukkottai      
  24. Dharmapuri       

Green Zone

  1. Krishnagiri
As many as 203 persons in Tamil Nadu tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours -- capital Chennai topping the list with 176 persons -- taking the overall tally to 2,526, state Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said on Friday.

The cumulative tally of 2,526 cases includes 150 children in the age group 0-12 years of age. Vijayabaskar said a total of 9,615 samples were tested on Friday. The number of Covid-19 patients discharged in the state on Friday was 54 and the effective tally stands at 1,312.

With the Health Department also reporting the death of a 98-year-old Covid-19 patient, the death toll in Tamil Nadu climbed to 28 on Friday.

As Chennai, with 1,082 cases, continues to lead the Covid-19 tally in Tamil Nadu, the Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner G.Prakash warned citizens with the threat of 14-day quarantine for violators of physical distancing norms.

- with inputs from PTI and IANS

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