Coronavirus update: 35-year-old Mumbai doctor tests positive
This is a third Covid-19 case where the patient has a connection with Dharavi
As per the latest data made available by the health ministry, Maharashtra has reported 335 confirmed cases, and 13 deaths
A 35-year-old doctor who has a clinic on the main road in Dharavi area of Mumbai tested positive for coronavirus. This is a third Covid-19 case where the patient has a connection with Dharavi.
On 1 April, a 56-year-old garment shop owner living in a Slum Rehabilitation Authority building in Dharavi became the first person from the area to test positive for coronavirus. He died on the same evening. On Thursday morning a municipal sweeper who lived in Worli but was posted at Dharavi tested positive.
The spread of the highly contagious virus in Dharavi is alarming, as it is home to over one million people. Dharavi has 8.69 lakh people per square mile, making it a potential hotspot for the spread of coronavirus.
Meanwhile, as per the latest data made available by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Maharashtra has 335 confirmed cases, 42 cured patients and 13 deaths.
India so far has reported 2069 cases that include 155 cured, 53 deaths and one migrated case as per the data of Ministry of health and family Welfare.
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