Five new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi; slum area tally 60
MUMBAI: Five more persons tested positive to coronavirus in Dharavi, taking the total number of such cases in Mumbai's slum area to 60, a senior civic official said on Wednesday.
All the new patients - three males and two females - are from the Mukund Nagar locality of Dharavi.
"Contact-tracing of high risk contacts of new patients is under progress," the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.
So far, seven COVID-19 patients from Dharavi have died.
Dharavi is one the biggest slum areas in Asia.