With lockdown 3.0 commencing from 4th May the state as well as central have released the list of District wise COVID-19 Zone division.
Pan India level the list formulates of 733 zones that include 130 Red zones, 248 ORANGE Zones and 319 Green Zones.
The state government has no authority to relax the zonal classifications of red and orange zones but have the power to designated additional red and orange zones if required.
The scenario of Andhra Pradesh two weeks prior to the announcement of the list was different and after is different.
Two weeks prior our state had eleven red zones and two green zones which were Srikakulam and Vizianagaram. However now the red zones have reduced to five in number and the districts that are currently under red zone as per Union Health Ministry are Kurnool, Guntur, Krishna, Chittoor and Nellore.
With Corona entering Srikakulam it has lost its Green Zone status but Vizianagaram still remains as Green Zone.
The Number of Orange Zones in the district are seven after the Union Health Ministry moves them from red to orange status . These districts that fall under orange zone are West Godavari, Kadapa, Anantapur, Prakasam, East Godavari, Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam.
However, the list is dynamic in nature and will be revised on a weekly basis.