Nation Current Affairs 07 Apr 2020 Mumbai's Dharav ...

Mumbai's Dharavi area reports two new Covid19 cases

PTI
Published Apr 7, 2020, 11:44 am IST
Updated Apr 7, 2020, 11:51 am IST
This takes the total number of such cases in the slum area to seven
Smoke billows during fumigation inside the Dharavi slum during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Dharavi, Mumbai. PTI Photo
 Smoke billows during fumigation inside the Dharavi slum during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Dharavi, Mumbai. PTI Photo

Mumbai: Two more persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Dharavi, taking the total number of such cases in the slum area here to seven, a civic official said on Tuesday.

The two men, aged 80 and 49 years, hail from Dr Baliga Nagar locality of Dharavi and are close contacts of a 30- year-old woman who earlier tested positive for coronavirus, the official said.

 

Earlier, four others from Dharavi had also tested positive for the disease.

One of them, a 56-year-old man died while undergoing treatment at a hospital on April 1.

Four Dharavi localities - Dr Baliga Nagar, Vaibhav apartment, Mukund Nagar and Madina Nagar - have been demarcated as containment zones and civic officials have been regularly spraying disinfectants in those areas.

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