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Mumbai's Dharavi Area Reports 11 New Covid-19 Cases

Dharavi, India's biggest slum colony, was earlier cited by the WHO for its efficient response to the virus

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Mumbai's Dharavi Area Reports 11 New Covid-19 Cases
People rest by their shanties at Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, during lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Mumbai.
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Mumbai's Dharavi Area Reports 11 New Covid-19 Cases
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2020-11-02T20:19:57+05:30

The Covid-19 tally in Mumbai's slum colony of Dharavi increased to 3,617 with the addition of 11 new cases on Monday, according to a senior BMC official.

The official said 3,152 Covid-19 patients in the densely populated locality have recovered from the infection and discharged from hospitals.

He said the slum-dominated area has only 156 active Covid-19 cases at present.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stopped sharing coronavirus death figures from Dharavi, which is spread across 2.5 square km and has a population of more than 6.5 lakh.


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