Mumbai, August 20
The tally of COVID-19 circumstances within the slum-dominated Dharavi space of Mumbai elevated to 2,697 on Thursday after 17 extra folks examined optimistic for the an infection, a senior BMC official mentioned.
It is after a niche of greater than a fortnight that Dharavi has recorded double digit COVID-19 case depend in a day.
On August 3, a complete of 12 optimistic circumstances have been recorded in Dharavi and since then the day by day depend has been in single digits.
The BMC official mentioned 2,342 COVID-19 sufferers within the slum sprawl have already recovered and discharged from hospitals.
According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), at present Dharavi has solely 95 lively COVID-19 circumstances.
The civic physique, nonetheless, has stopped sharing COVID-19 deaths, if any, from Dharavi, which is unfold throughout 2.5 sq. kilometres and has a inhabitants of 6.5 lakh.
The COVID-19 circumstances within the G-north ward, that features Dadar and Mahim areas together with Dharavi, have crossed the 7,000-mark. PTI