Coronavirus Outbreak: 66 new cases reported in Dharavi, total infections in slum surge to 1,028, says BMC
The COVID-19 death toll in Dharavi increased to 31 after a person on Tuesday succumbed to the infection.
Mumbai: With 66 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi on Wednesday, the area tally of positive cases has surged to 1,028, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said.
The COVID-19 death toll in the area increased to 31 after a person on Tuesday succumbed to the infection.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the state has so far reported 24,427 confirmed COVID-19 cases which include 5,125 cured or discharged cases and 921 deaths.
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On 15 July, the financial capital of the country had logged 545 COVID-19 cases. But after that its daily case count remained below 500 and even went under 190 by mid-August.
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With 38,091 patients recovering from coronavirus during the day, the recovery rate currently stood at 97.42 percent