New Delhi, March 24 -- Stepping up measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus infection, the Delhi government has begun marking residences where one or more people have been asked to stay in home quarantine. For this, officials are using red and green stickers with a warning: "Please do not visit. Home under quarantine."

Revenue officials said the department pasted stickers on at least 400 houses till Sunday noon. The Delhi government started the drive Saturday evening in the central and north-west districts covering neighbourhoods of Civil Lines, Ashok Vihar, Saraswati Vihar and Karol Bagh.

There are 10,475 people under home quarantine in Delhi at the moment, as per the state health department.

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