Mumbai: The tally of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai’s slum colony of Dharavi increased to 2,850 on Thursday with 11 more persons testing positive for the infection, the city civic body said.
A senior Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said 2,478 patients from Dharavi have already recovered and discharged from hospitals.
According to the official, at present, the slum- dominated area has 102 active COVID-19 cases.
The BMC has stopped sharing death figures from the area.
Spread over 2.5 square kilometres, Dharavi has a population of more than 6.5 lakh.
Meanwhile, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the G-north civic ward, that houses Dharavi, Mahim and Dadar, among other areas, rose to 8,308.
According to the civic official, the tally of COVID-19 cases in Dadar increased to 2,883 – surpassing the Dharavi count – while Mahim has recorded 2,575 infections so far.