BMC’s coronavirus testing centre in Mumbai (File Photo)
MUMBAI: With 25 new Covid-19 patients reported in Asia’s most populated slum area — Dharavi — on Tuesday, the total number of positive cases in the area has reached 1,830.
“25 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Dharavi today. The total number of positive cases in the area rises to 1,830,” said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
As of Tuesday, Dharavi has recorded 71 deaths, added BMC.
According to the Union Ministry of Health, Maharashtra has reported 70,013 confirmed Covid-19 positive cases out of which 37,543 cases are active.