Dharavi: Five new COVID-19 cases; Mumbai’s slum area tally 60

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April 15, 2020 10:34 AM

All the new patients - three males and two females -are from the Mukund Nagar locality of Dharavi.

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Five more persons tested positive to coronavirus in Dharavi, taking the total number of such cases in Mumbai’s slum area to 60, a senior civic official said on Wednesday.

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All the new patients – three males and two females -are from the Mukund Nagar locality of Dharavi. “Contact-tracing of high risk contacts of new patients is under progress,” the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.

So far, seven COVID-19 patients from Dharavi have died. Dharavi is one the biggest slum areas in Asia.

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