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Mumbai: Dharavi reports first Covid-19 infection since March 17

With this, Dharavi's overall tally of Covid-19 cases reached 8,653

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Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A health worker conducts a swab test of a resident for COVID-19 in Dharavi, Mumbai (Photo: PTI)

Mumbai's slum colony Dharavi reported a new case on Wednesday, its first infection since March 17, a Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation (BMC) official said.

The official said the slum-dominated area, once a hotspot, has witnessed the first infection since March 17. With this, Dharavi's overall tally of COVID-19 cases reached 8,653, while its death toll stood at 419, according to the BMC official. The official said the BM's G North ward, that houses Dharavi, now has six active COVID-19 cases - three in Dadar, two in Mahim and one in Dharavi.

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First Published: Thu, May 05 2022. 06:48 IST