New Delhi, Aug. 1 -- : Reviewing the status of the current containment zones in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the number of containment zones has scaled down to 496 on July 31, as per the press release from Office of the Delhi Chief Minister (CMO).

"In a meeting held with the officials of the revenue department, health department, and district officials, the Delhi CM also directed the health department and district officials to analyze the situation at regular intervals," the press release said.

The review meeting came after Kejriwal expressed concern at the large size of containment zones as it restricted the movement of a large population.

"As on July 27, 2020, there were 59 containme...