The measures taken by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company to contain the spread of coronavirus disease in Dharavi, Asia’s most significant slum sprawl, has attained the praise of the World Wellness Organisation (WHO).
For the duration of a media briefing Friday, WHO Director-Common Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “In Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, South Korea and even Dharavi, a densely packed region in Mumbai, robust concentration on community engagement and essential of tests, tracing, isolation and dealing with the ill is vital to breaking chains of transmission and suppressing the virus.”
As Maharashtra completes 116 days soon after it recorded the first coronavirus demise, the point out crossed 10,000 deaths with an addition of 223 fatalities on Saturday. The dying toll now stands at 10,116.
It took the condition 91 days to cross 5,000-mark on June 16 considering the fact that it registered its 1st dying on March 17. Only 25 days have passed and 5,000 additional fatalities have been added to the toll.
On the working day, 23 deaths took location in Pune city and nearby regions and 11 in Pimpri-Chinchwad. In the bordering satellite cities of Mumbai, 13 deaths took location in Thane and Mira Bhayandar every, adopted by 11 in Bhiwandi Nizampur, nine in Vasai-Virar, 8 in Navi Mumbai, seven in Ulhasnagar, five in Kalyan Dombivli, and a few every single in Raigad and Palghar.
Nashik accounted for 13 fatalities, followed by 17 in Jalgaon, 9 in Aurangabad, 8 in Jalna, 7 in Solapur, four in Satara, and the remaining in 6 other districts. “What is worrying is the fast-rising caseload and fatalities in rural locations. Solapur, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Akola, and Nashik continue to be of concern. Hotspots are escalating in these pockets,” a state wellbeing formal stated.
Even while the trajectory of new scenarios has demonstrated a steep upward climb, the demise charge has dipped in the condition in comparison to new situations.