Dharavi: 6 new COVID-19 cases, including 2 deaths in Mumbai’s slum area; tally 55

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Updated: Apr 14, 2020 12:15 PM

New cases were found in Muslim Nagar, Kalyanwadi, Janata Society andRajiv Nagar localities of Dharavi, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.

Dharavi, coronavirus cases in Dharavi, covid 19 cases, coronavirus cases in mumbai slum, covid 19 cases in dharavi, BMC,latest news on coroanvirus casesSo far, seven deaths have been reported from Dharavi, which is one of the biggest slum areas of Asia. (IE photo)

Six new coronavirus cases, including two deaths, were reported from Dharavi on Tuesday, taking the total number of people affected by the disease in Mumbai’s slum area to 55, a civic official said.

New cases were found in Muslim Nagar, Kalyanwadi, Janata Society and Rajiv Nagar localities of Dharavi, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.

“High risk contact-tracing of all new cases is being done,” he said. So far, seven deaths have been reported from Dharavi, which is one of the biggest slum areas of Asia.

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