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Update on COVID-19 situation in India

“ The race to stop the virus spread in Asia’s biggest slum…”

Update on Covid-19 situation in India

 “The race to stop the virus spread in Asia’s biggest slum

And yet Dharavi, a sprawling slum in the heart of Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, appears to have brought an outbreak under control – for now.

Since the first case was reported on 1 April, more than 2,000 infections and 80-odd deaths have been reported here. Half of the cases have recovered.

Daily reported infections dropped from a high of 43 a day in May to 19 in the third week of June. The average doubling rate had gone up from 18 days in April to 78 in June.”  

Note: Serve India Ministries’ staff are involved in community development work among the people of this and one other slum. 

– to Read more click here : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-52159986

Credit: BBC, thediplomat

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