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Mumbai: Dharavi witnesses drop in COVID-19 spread, reports only 17 cases on Friday – Mumbai Mirror

Dharavi, one of the most affected COVID-19 areas in Mumbai, witnessed a drop in cases as only 17 new positive cases were reported on Friday. With this, the total number of coronavirus positive cases has climbed to 1,889.

According to the latest information shared by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Dadar also reported a drop in cases as seven persons tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Mahim reported 24 new cases on Friday.

In Dharavi, the maximum cases have been reported from Matunga Labour Camp area, followed by Kumbharwada and Mukund Nagar localities.

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G/North has the maximum number of coronavirus cases out of the 24 civic administrative wards in Mumbai. Dadar, Mahim and Dharavi fall under this ward. The total number of cases in Mahim has reached 604 and 375 in Dadar. A total of 2,868 cases are reported in G/North ward.

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) or BMC has today issued detailed guidelines for the reopening of shops on alternate days in Mumbai in order to control the crowds on the road and exercise social distancing for avoiding the spread of COVID-19 as shops open today. All markets, market areas, and shops sans malls reopened across the state today under Phase II of Maharashtra government’s Mission Begin Again.

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