Tag: Dharavi Slum

WHO Chief Praises Efforts To Control COVID-19 In Mumbai's Dharavi Slum

Geneva: The World Health Organisation has praised the efforts taken to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in Dharavi, one of the world’s largest slums, underscoring the need for community engagement along with national unity and global solidarity to turn the pandemic around. Dharavi, which is located in India’s commercial capital Mumbai, is spread over […]

Now, COVID-19 cases roost in Mumbai's Dharavi slum

Mumbai: The worst nightmare of Mumbaikars came true when Dharavi, Asia’s biggest slum, nestling in the belly of Mumbai, reported the first COVID-19 (coronavirus) causality late on Wednesday night while another was found positive on Thursday. The 46-year-old man, who lived in a building constructed under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme, had no foreign […]