COVID-19: Eight more test positive in Dharavi; active cases 82

The official said that Dharavi currently has only 82 active cases and the number of recovered COVID-19 patients has gone up to 2,257.

published on : 6th August 2020

From 23 per cent in June to 3 per cent in July, Dharavi’s COVID-19 case share comes down

Initially everyone thought that it was difficult to contain the virus in Dharavi because of its density and crammed rooms.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Dharavi-model control strategy best in Kerala’s coastal belt, say experts

The key strategy will be community engagement with the help of religious, political and fishermen leaders.

published on : 13th July 2020

WHO praises efforts to contain COVID-19 in Mumbai's Dharavi slums

Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai on Thursday taking the total number of cases to 2,347.

published on : 11th July 2020

Three new coronavirus cases found in Dharavi; tally now 2,338

On Tuesday, just one COVID-19 patient was found in Dharavi, once a hotspot which has seen a dramatic improvement in the coronavirus situation.

published on : 8th July 2020

Dharavi records 28 new COVID-19 cases, no fresh death

According to the official, out of the 2,134 COVID-19 patients in Dharavi, 1,055 have already recovered from the infection and discharged from hospitals.

published on : 18th June 2020

Dharavi coronavirus cases exceed 2,000; 941 active cases

The death toll due to COVID-19 in the area also increased to 77 with two more patients succumbing

published on : 12th June 2020

Dharavi shows signs of flattening of coronavirus curve, cases fall: BMC

Dharavi in central Mumbai had reported the first coronavirus case on April 1, almost a week after the national lockdown came into force.

published on : 7th June 2020

COVID-19: Maharashtra Housing Minister wants government to undertake the pending redevelopment of Dharavi

Jitendra Awhad has written to Uddhav to turn the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity by undertaking the redevelopment of Dharavi as the slum has turned the 

published on : 21st May 2020

Mumbai civic body mulling 'Kerala model' to contain coronavirus in Dharavi

The 'Kerala model', sources said, is likely to help the authorities to isolate all suspected people and do contract tracing effectively.

published on : 18th May 2020

68 new coronavirus cases in Dharavi, tally reaches 733, one death

A senior official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said the tally of coronavirus cases in the densely populated area thus reached 733 during the day while the death toll rose to 21.

published on : 6th May 2020

Dharavi reports 33 new COVID-19, total number reaches 665: BMC

The overall death toll stood at 20, as no fresh fatality has been reported in the last 72 hours.

published on : 5th May 2020

Dharavi slum reports 94 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

With this, the overall number of the cases from the densely-populated slum colony rose to 590 and the death toll to 20, he said.

published on : 3rd May 2020

Six new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Mumbai's Dharavi

Meanwhile, 357 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths have been reported in Mumbai on Friday

published on : 25th April 2020

Dharavi's tally of COVID-19 patients crosses 200-mark

The latest positive cases were found in various localities of Dharavi, including Kutti Nagar, Matunga Labour camp, Azad Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Chamada Bazar, Mukund Nagar and Kalyanwadi.

published on : 23rd April 2020
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