COVID-19: High-rises report more cases than slums in Mumbai

It was a hotspot in the beginning but using the ‘track, test and treat’ formula helped reduce not only the positivity rate, also the mortality rate.

published on : 15th June 2021

COVID-19: No new case reported in Dharavi for the first time since February 2nd

Dharavi's infection tally stands unchanged at 6,861, while the active caseload is 13, comprising seven in hospitals and six in home isolation.

published on : 14th June 2021

'Dharavi model' helps tame 2nd COVID-19 wave in Mumbai's slum town

Officials said that the 'Dharavi model' of COVID-19 management and the vaccination drive have helped in successfully containing the second wave in the area.

published on : 28th May 2021

272 cases in March, 62 per cent jump in new COVID-19 infections: Dharavi stares at crisis

The spike in cases in this slum sprawl, which is spread over 2.5 sq km of area, has set alarm bells ringing for the authorities, although they say that they are better prepared this year.

published on : 20th March 2021

Thirty new coronavirus cases found in Mumbai's Dharavi

As cases surged since last month, it recorded 21 new infections two days ago.

published on : 18th March 2021

COVID-19: Dharavi sees 21 cases, highest since October 6 last year

The locality had seen 22 cases on October 6 last year, a civic official said.

published on : 17th March 2021

Mumbai's Dharavi reports highest daily cases since October 2020

On December 25, the area had reported zero positive cases for the first time since the outbreak.

published on : 8th March 2021

Dharavi reports 16 coronavirus cases, highest spike in four months

The caseload in the densely populated area, known as Asia's largest slum, thus reached 4,066.

published on : 26th February 2021

Mumbai's Dharavi reports double-digit COVID-19 case count after 37 days

On Janaury 17, ten new COVID-19 cases were found in Dharavi and since then daily infection counts have been in single digits and even zero.

published on : 24th February 2021

No new COVID-19 case found in Dharavi for 2nd time in January

Spread over 2.5 sq km, Dharavi is considered as Asia's largest slum with a population of over 6.5 lakh.

published on : 27th January 2021

First time since April, Dharavi reports no new COVID-19 case

The caseload of Dharavi now stands at 3,788, though the number of active cases is 12, eight of them in home isolation and four in a COVID care centre.

published on : 25th December 2020