Dharavi, once a coronavirus (Covid-19) disease hotspot in Mumbai, has not reported a single infection in the past 24 hours for the first time since April, when the first patient was detected in the area, he reported Friday. ‘PTI news agency. Dharavi’s workload now stands at 3,788, although the number of active cases is 12, eight of them in home isolation and four in a Covid care center, a civic official reported by PTI. So far, 3,464 people have recovered in Dharavi, where 650,000 people are herded into slum settlements spread over 2.5 square kilometers.
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The first case of Covid-19 in Dharavi was reported on April 1, nearly 20 days after the first such case was detected in Mumbai.
Maharashtra recorded 3,580 cases on Thursday, bringing the tally to 1,909,951. The death toll exceeded 49,000 after 89 new victims. Maharashtra has checked its daily workload and hasn’t gone through 5,000 cases in the past 20 days. A total of 98,503 cases were reported in December, compared with 109,166 from 1 November to 24 November.
Mumbai recorded 643 cases, bringing the tally to 289,204 and 12 deaths, bringing the toll to 11,045. The city of Pune recorded 299 cases, pushing the tally to 189,338. The city of Nagpur ranks third after Mumbai and Pune in terms of daily workload with 237 new cases.
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The state completed 12,341,204 Covid tests with 62,728 tests conducted on Thursday. The state’s overall positivity rate was 15.48%. The number of patients healed reached 1,804,871 with 3,171 registered in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate remains at 94.5%.