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First time since April 1, Mumbai’s Dharavi registers zero new Covid-19 cases

India Today | 25/12/2020 08:04 PM | Click to read full article

From being one of the world’s riskiest Covid-19 hotspots to zero cases, Mumbai’s Dharavi is headed towards winning the battle against the pandemic. For the first time since April 1, Dharavi registered zero new cases of Covid-19 on Friday. 

The model which worked for Dharavi: (BMC's Chase the virus policy) - TRACING, TRACKING, TESTING, and  TREATING.  Only critical patients were moved outside Dharavi for admission to hospitals while 90 percent of patients were treated inside the area.