The government has identified major COVID 19 'hotspots'

The hotspots are the places where higher viral transmission has been detected

The identification of these places will help ramp up the testing process

1. Delhi

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Delhi has two major hotspots - Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden

A religious congregation of Tablighi Jamaat between March 1 and 15 in Nizamuddin

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Over 3,200 devotees from India and abroad participated in the congregation

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It already has become the single-largest source in Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, J&K, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands

It took 36 hours to evacuate 2,361 people from the premises, Deputy CM, Sisodia said

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2. Uttar Pradesh

Meerut and Noida are the major hotspots in Uttar Pradesh

3. Rajasthan

Bhilwara is a coronavirus hotspot in Rajasthan.

It came on the coronavirus map when 6 doctors and medical staff of a private hospital tested positive

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4. Maharashtra

Maharashtra, the worst-affected state has over 300 cases

Mumbai and Pune are the coronavirus hotspots in the state

5. Kerala

Two coronavirus hotspots in Kerala are, Kasaragod and Pathanamthitta

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6. Gujarat

Gujarat recorded 74 coronavirus cases on 31st march, according to Times of India, making it one of the major hotspots

7. Punjab

Indian authorities in Punjab have quarantined around 40,000 residents from 20 villages