Mumbai: Dharavi Reports Zero New COVID-19 Cases Today; First Time Since April 1

Team Latestly
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Mumbai, December 25: Mumbai's slum cluster Dharavi on Friday reported zero new COVID-19 cases. This have been the first time since April 1 this year that no new cases of coronavirus has been reported from the slum dwelling. The tally of total active cases in Dharavi stands at a mere 12 cases. Dharavi Gets Praise From WHO For Breaking COVID-19 Transmission Chain, Aaditya Thackeray Lauds 'Dharavikars' For Chasing Coronavirus.

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World Health Organisation in July had praised the efforts of Asia'a largest slum dwelling, Dharavi for its work to control the spread of COVID-19. "In Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, South Korea and even in Dharavi...a densely packed area in Mumbai, a strong focus of community engagement and basics of testing, tracing, isolation and treating the sick is key to breaking chains of transmission and suppressing the virus," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus had said. Mumbai's Slum Dharavi Area Records 14 Fresh COVID-19 Cases.

Mumbai reported 643 new active cases today, as per the official data of BMC. Currently there are 8,011 active COVID-19 cases in the city. The death toll in Mumbai has reached 11,045 with the virus taking 12 more lives in the last 24 hours. The total tally of COVID-19 cases in the city stands at 2, 89, 204.

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