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Neighbourhood in Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India

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Dharavi: Neighbourhood in Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India
Dharavi is a locality in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, considered to be one of Asia's largest slums. Dharavi has an area of just over 2.1 square kilometres and a population of about 1,000,000. With a population density of over 277,136/km2 (717,780/sq mi), Dharavi is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.

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COVID-19: Maharashtra reports 9,615 new cases, 278 deaths [Video]

COVID-19: Maharashtra reports 9,615 new cases, 278 deaths

India's COVID-19 total case count has reached 12,87,945 on July 24. Total active cases reached 4,40,135 and death toll has reached 30,601 today. 1,54,28,170 samples have been tested in India till July..

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COVID-19: Maharashtra reports 10,576 new cases [Video]

COVID-19: Maharashtra reports 10,576 new cases

India's COVID-19 total case count has reached 11,92,915 on July 22. Total active cases reached 4,11,133 and death toll has reached 28,732 today. Maharashtra reported 10,576 new COVID-19 cases and 280..

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COVID-19 update: Maharashtra records 8,369 new cases [Video]

COVID-19 update: Maharashtra records 8,369 new cases

India's COVID-19 total case count has reached 11,55,191 on July 21. Total active cases reached 4,02,529 and death toll has reached 28,084 today. Maharashtra reported 8,369 new COVID-19 cases and 246..

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COVID-19: Doctor at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital agrees with IMA's claim of community transmission in India [Video]

COVID-19: Doctor at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital agrees with IMA's claim of community transmission in India

On being asked on the claim made by Indian Medical Association (IMA) that the community transmission of COVID-19 is started in India, Dr Arvind Kumar, Chairman, Centre for Chest Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram..

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Actual case load of COVID-19 in India stands at 3,42,756: Health Ministry [Video]

Actual case load of COVID-19 in India stands at 3,42,756: Health Ministry

According to the Health Ministry, the actual case load of COVID-19 cases in the country is only 3,42,756, as on July 17. More than 6.35 lakhs of the total cases have recovered taking recovery rate to..

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This is how frontline 'heroes' tackle COVID-19 situation in Asia's largest slum Dharavi [Video]

This is how frontline 'heroes' tackle COVID-19 situation in Asia's largest slum Dharavi

Dharavi which is Asia's largest slum area and is home to more than 10 lakh people took efforts to contain spread of COVID-19. Dharavi is located in Mumbai and is spread over an area of 2.5 square..

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COVID: Tamil Nadu reports highest single-day spike with 2532 cases [Video]

COVID: Tamil Nadu reports highest single-day spike with 2532 cases

COVID-19 cases continue to surge in India. Tamil Nadu reported highest single-day spike of 2532 coronavirus cases with 53 deaths. National capital recorded fresh 3000 cases, taking the total number of..

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COVID-19 cases reach 3.95 lakh in India with highest single-day spike [Video]

COVID-19 cases reach 3.95 lakh in India with highest single-day spike

India on June 20 yet again recorded highest single-day spike of coronavirus cases (14,516) taking the tally to 3,95,048. Death toll has crossed 12,500 mark. Maharashtra remains the worst affected state..

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WHO lauds Dharavi’s model in Covid-19 fight

Mumbai’s Dharavi area on Friday received a mention by World Health Organisation (WHO) for being successful in breaking the chain of the Covid-19 virus. Dharavi has consistently reported a slowing..
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WHO lauds Dharavi model's success in breaking COVID-19 transmission chain

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke of Dharavi in Mumbai during a media briefing on Friday.
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WHO launds Dharavi model's success, says it shows COVID-19 can still be brought back under control

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke of Dharavi in Mumbai during a media briefing on Friday.
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Chase the virus: Maharashtra strategy in Dharavi earns Centre’s praise

Efforts led by the Maharashtra government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ‘chase the virus’ through aggressive targeted tracing of Covid suspects in Dharavi, which has recently seen..
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Centre praises BMC and Maharashtra govt for Covid-19 growth-rate dip in Dharavi


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COVID-19 growth rate in Mumbai's Dharavi declines to 1.02% from 12% in April: Govt

Over 2,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Dharavi, Asia's largest slum situated in Mumbai.
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Dharavi on way to win battle? 53% patients have recovered

Asia’s largest slum seems to be on the verge of victory against Covid-19, thanks to aggressive containment measures, including door-to-door surveys, expansive testing, impromptu treatment facilities,..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE: 25 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mumbai's Dharavi

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Coronavirus in India LIVE: 53 new cases detected in Asia's largest slum Dharavi, total reaches 1,198

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Tablighi Jamaat didn't violate any law: Salman Khurshid

Senior Congressman Salman Khurshid, here on Monday, defended the Tablighi Jamaat, known as the 'super spreader' of Covid-19, claiming the Islamic sect didn't violate any law. Citing the Dharavi slum in..
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COVID-19 Live Updates: Cases in Mumbai's Dharavi rise to 330, death toll 18

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 28,000-mark on Monday
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Life under lockdown in India's massive Dharavi slum

In homes that are cramped, stuffy and increasingly low on food, residents of Mumbai's huge Dharavi slum are struggling under India's nationwide lockdown.
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With fifth death in Dharavi, COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra rises to 2,064 cases; 59 cases in Mumbai

The 60-year-old from Mumbai's Nehru Chawl who died of the virus breathed his last at Sion Hospital. The health officials have started efforts to trace the contacts of the deceased man.
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Coronavirus latest updates: 15 more people, 3 new areas infected in Mumbai's Dharavi

India's count of coronavirus cases crossed 9,000 on Sunday while the death toll went past 300 on a day when 763 fresh cases and as many as 39 deaths were reported from states. Maharashtra contributed..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: 47 cases, 5 deaths in Dharavi till now; COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra hits 1,982

The Health Ministry had on Sunday said that the government is 'overprepared' as there are more than a sufficient number of hospital beds available compared to the number of positive coronavirus cases..
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Covid-19: Maharashtra may hand out anti-malaria drug as preventive med

The Maharashtra government is considering giving hydroxychloroquine sulphate (HCQS) tablets as a "preventive medicine" to slum residents at highest risk of the infection. A high-ranking state..
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Number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra mounts to 1,895; 113 cases reported in Mumbai, 15 of them in Dharavi

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Dairy farmers in Maharashtra face hardship as milk supply falls amid coronavirus lockdown

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Maharashtra: COVID-19 tally reaches 22 in Dharavi; three more cases reported in south Mumbai's Dadar

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Five more test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai's Dharavi


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Coronavirus scare in Dharavi: Second positive COVID-19 case found in Asia's largest slum

In India, the total number of positive cases has risen to 1965 on Thursday and the death toll from the deadly virus reached 50.
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Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Rahul Gandhi to kickstart campaigning in Mumbai with Dharavi rally on October 13

Rahul Gandhi will be addressing the following public meetings on October 13, i.e. Sunday:
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Mumbai: 30-hour water supply cut in Dharavi from tomorrow

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Mumbai crawls for 2nd day, more rains likely today

Man drowns in Dharavi; schools to remain shut on Monday
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7-yr-old boy drowns in Mumbai drain; 3rd such death in a week

A seven-year-old boy died after falling into an open drain in Dharavi slum here Monday, police said.
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Maharashtra: Brave mother saves daughter's life after snake bite

The victims identified as Sultana Salim Khan (45) who is a housewife and her daughter Tehseem (18) who is a student, resident of Vishwakarma Chawl, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Dharavi.
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Mumbai: Dharavi re-bid on the cards, quotes to get sky-high

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DNA EXCLUSIVE: Railway staff down in dumps over land transfer for Dharavi upgrade

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Mumbai's Dharavi slum beats Taj as travellers' choice

Asia's largest slum, Dharavi featured in Hollywood movie 'Slumdog Millionaire', following which it attra-cted a large number of foreign tourists.
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MP Rahul Shewale aims for 'smart' Mumbai South Central

The second-term MP, who defeated Eknath Gaikwad of the Congress, claims he will work on boosting the leather industry in Dharavi and add capacity on the overburdened suburban Railway network
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