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Half Of Mumbai’s Slum Residents Have Had Covid
Dais Newsfeed | 29/07/2020 07:27 AM | Click to read full article
With a spike of 47,703 cases in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 caseload went past the 15-lakh mark on Tuesday. India is the third worst-hit country by the virus after the US and Brazil.
Mumbai, where about 40 per cent of the population lives in slums, has reported 1,10,846 COVID-19 cases. A medical survey showed that 57 per cent of slum-dwellers had virus antibodies. The study revealed a high proportion of asymptomatic COVID-19 infection in the city.