Mumbai's Dharavi reports 12 new Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 3,152

Topics Dharavi | Mumbai | Coronavirus


The COVID-19 tally in Mumbai's

slum colony Dharavi rose to 3,152 with the addition of 12 new cases on Monday, a senior BMC official said.

After reporting seven fresh cases on September 25, Dharavi has been registering double digit daily infections (between 10 and 20) since the past three days.

He said 2,682 COVID-19 patients in the slum-dominated area have already recovered from the infection and discharged from hospitals.

According to the official, presently Dharavi has 188 patients under treatment.

Dharavi, having a population of more than 6.5 lakh, is spread over 2.5 square kilometres.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel