No new COVID-19 cases in Mumbai's Dharavi for second time in July

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Mumbai, Jul 7 (PTI) For the second time this month, Mumbai's Dharavi area did not report a single new case of COVID-19, a senior official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said on Wednesday.

The slum-dominated locality has recorded 6,905 COVID-19 cases so far, of which 6,525 patients have recovered from the infection and 21 are currently undergoing treatment, the official said.

The locality had not reported a single new infection on July 4, while no fresh daily additions were seen on June 14 and 15 as well, after a gap of four months, he said.

Dharavi had become a hotspot of coronavirus infections in the beginning of April, when it had reported the highest 99 COVID-19 cases on April 8. PTI KK ARU ARU

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