coronavirus cases are spiking in
Maharashtra and the nation. On Saturday, 21 new cases were recorded from
Dharavi, thus taking the total number of people infected in the slum area to 241, so far. 14 people from the
Asia’s largest slum have succumbed to the deadly infection.
Two women, 50 years and 49 years respectively, have tested positive from Dharavi’s Koliwada area. A 62-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman and a 13-year-old girl tested positive from Mukund Nagar area.
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Two more women (26 years and 59 years respectively) and a 41-year-old male tested positive from 60 Feet Road. Another woman, who is aged 26 years, also tested positive. She is from Shanti Shivan CHS. A man from Kunchi Kurve Nagar, aged 39, tested positive as well.
Meanwhile, four men (66, 53, 72 and 45 years respectively) tested positive from Indira Nagar and another teen (a 17-year-old girl) tested positive from Kalapataru CHS.
Kalyanwadi also saw positive cases with a 50-year-old female and 29-year-old man getting infected with the virus. On the other hand, two 60-year-old men also tested positive from Social Nagar. Another man from Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, aged 39, and a 33-year-old woman from Matunga Labour Camp.
Meanwhile, no case has been reported from Dadar-Mahim area on Saturday, so far.
The total number of positive cases in Maharashtra have crossed 6,800.