COVID-19 Updates: Mumbai’s Dharavi reports no fresh case for the first time since April

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Mumbai: Once a Coronavirus hotspot in Mumbai, the largest slum of Asia, Dharavi did not register a fresh case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours for the first time since April, news agency PTI reported on Friday.

The total number of cases stands at 3,788, and there 12 active cases only in Dharavi slum, eight of them are in home isolation and four in a COVID-19 care center, PTI cited a civic official as saying.

Approximately 3,464 people have recovered in Dharavi, where 650,000 people are living in small colonies spread over 2.5 square kilometers. The Dharavi slum detected the first case of COVID-19 on April 1, where almost 20 days after such a case was recognized in Mumbai.

Maharashtra on Thursday registered 3,580 fresh cases on the count to 1,909,951. The loss of life penetrated the 49,000 mark after 89 new deaths. Maharashtra has controlled its everyday caseload and has not crossed 5,000 cases for as long as 20 days. An aggregate of 98,503 cases was accounted for in December, against 109,166 from November 1 to November 24.

Mumbai recorded 643 cases, taking the tally to 289,204, and 12 deaths, taking the toll to 11,045. Pune city recorded 299 cases, pushing the count to 189,338. Nagpur city stands third after Mumbai and Pune regarding everyday caseload with 237 new cases.

The state has completed 12,341,204 Covid tests with 62,728 tests conducted on Thursday. The overall positivity rate of the state stood at 15.48%. The number of recovered patients reached 1,804,871 with 3,171 recorded in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate remains at 94.5%.

Maharashtra has completed the 12,341,204 COVID-19 tests with 62,728 tests directed on Thursday. The general positivity rate of the state remained at 15.48%. The number of recovered patients has gone to 1,804,871 with 3,171 recorded in the previous 24 hours. The recovery rate stays at 94.5%.