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  • ‘Dharavi Model’ is the silver lining in Mumbai’s COVID-19 cloud Jul 03, 2020 12:39 PM IST

    ‘Dharavi Model’ is the silver lining in Mumbai’s COVID-19 cloud

    It’s worthwhile to unpack the strategies that succeeded in Dharavi as they not only reveal much about the settlement, but also hold lessons for rest of Mumbai, and indeed the rest of India

  • Coronavirus pandemic | How Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, went from COVID-19 hotspot to potential success story Jun 15, 2020 06:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | How Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, went from COVID-19 hotspot to potential success story

    The fight, officials stress, is not over, but there certainly seems to be improvement

  • Coronavirus cases in India: Dharavi records lowest count in six weeks Jun 07, 2020 01:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus cases in India: Dharavi records lowest count in six weeks

    Earlier, between May 10 and May 16 the slum cluster had recorded 365 cases -- an average of 52 cases a day

  • Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 tally in Dharavi goes up to 1,715 with 41 new cases: BMC May 29, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 tally in Dharavi goes up to 1,715 with 41 new cases: BMC

    Of the 41 new patients, as many as seven were found in Matunga Labour Camp locality of Dharavi alone, he said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 36 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, tally rises to 1,675: BMC May 28, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 36 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, tally rises to 1,675: BMC

    As no new death was reported in Dharavi in the last 24 hours, the number of victims remained unchanged at 61, the official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 18 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 1,639: BMC May 27, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 18 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 1,639: BMC

    No death due to the deadly infection was reported in Dharavi in the last 24 hours, the official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Over 1,000 migrants from Dharavi transported to railway stations May 26, 2020 08:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Over 1,000 migrants from Dharavi transported to railway stations

    Dharavi, which is one of the severely affected areas in the city, has reported 1,621 coronavirus cases so far.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's COVID-19 tally up by 47 to 1,425; no new deaths: BMC May 21, 2020 08:41 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's COVID-19 tally up by 47 to 1,425; no new deaths: BMC

    Of the 47 new cases, the highest number of six cases was detected in Matunga Labour camp, followed by five in Mukund Nagar locality, the official added.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Central forces deployed in Dharavi, other areas in Mumbai May 21, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Central forces deployed in Dharavi, other areas in Mumbai

    A company of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was deployed at Dharavi along with local police, the police official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's journey to becoming Mumbai s COVID-19 hotspot May 14, 2020 04:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's journey to becoming Mumbai s COVID-19 hotspot

    In less than 45 days, Asia's largest slum has recorded 1,028 cases and 40 deaths, indicating the extent and intensity with which the virus has spread there.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi coronavirus count crosses 1,000, death toll at 40: BMC May 13, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi coronavirus count crosses 1,000, death toll at 40: BMC

    The death toll due to the pandemic in the area rose to 40 on Tuesday from 31, but no new COVID-19-related death was reported thereafter, BMC official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi COVID-19 case count climbs by 46 to 962; death toll 31: BMC May 12, 2020 07:41 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi COVID-19 case count climbs by 46 to 962; death toll 31: BMC

    The cases were reported from Matunga Labour camp, 90-feet road, 60-feet road, Kumbharwada, Transit Camp, Cross Road, Naik Nagar and some other localities in Dharavi, he said.

  • Video shows bodies of COVID-19 victims kept near patients at Sion Hospital May 07, 2020 06:55 PM IST

    Video shows bodies of COVID-19 victims kept near patients at Sion Hospital

    Announcing a probe, Dr Pramod Ingle, dean of the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital in Sion area, said the reluctance of relatives to collect bodies led to this situation.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 33 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 665: BMC May 05, 2020 08:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 33 new COVID-19 cases in Dharavi, count rises to 665: BMC

    New cases were reported from areas like Ambedkar Chawl, Kumbharwada, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Madina Nagar, PMGP Colony, Vijay Nagar, Mukund Nagar, Social Nagar, Tata Nagar among others, the official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Nearly 600 COVID-19 cases in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum; 20 dead May 04, 2020 02:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Nearly 600 COVID-19 cases in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum; 20 dead

    BMC claims that 79,000 residents of Dharavi have already been tested for the novel coronavirus disease and more than 2,000 have been institutionally quarantined over concerns of exposure to the deadly virus

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's tally of COVID-19 patients crosses 200-mark Apr 23, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's tally of COVID-19 patients crosses 200-mark

    The latest positive cases were found in various localities of Dharavi, including Kutti Nagar, Matunga Labour camp, Azad Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Chamada Bazar, Mukund Nagar and Kalyanwadi.

  • In pics | 1 million under lockdown in Dharavi - one of Asia's largest slums Apr 20, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    In pics | 1 million under lockdown in Dharavi - one of Asia's largest slums

    Dharavi, believed to be one of Asia’s largest slum, is a tough place to be confined, and also one of the most vulnerable to the new coronavirus because of the density of its population and poor sanitation.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's coronavirus count reaches 101 with 15 new cases Apr 17, 2020 06:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Dharavi's coronavirus count reaches 101 with 15 new cases

    Three new cases each were found in Matunga labour camp, Muslim Nagarand Indira Nagar, two at Social Nagar and one each at Dr Baliga Nagar,Laxmi Chawl, Janata society and Sarvoday Society on Friday, said the BMC official.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 26 new cases take Dharavi tally to 86; death toll 9 Apr 16, 2020 08:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 26 new cases take Dharavi tally to 86; death toll 9

    Dharavi is one of the largest slum areas in Asia. Nearly 15 lakh people live in shanties located in this highly congested area.

  • Mumbai's Dharavi reports six new coronavirus cases taking total to 55, death toll at seven Apr 14, 2020 04:53 PM IST

    Mumbai's Dharavi reports six new coronavirus cases taking total to 55, death toll at seven

    New cases were found in Muslim Nagar, Kalyanwadi, Janata Society and Rajiv Nagar localities of Dharavi, the BMC said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Four new COVID-19 cases, including one death, in Dharavi Apr 13, 2020 11:19 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Four new COVID-19 cases, including one death, in Dharavi

    With this, the total number of deaths in Dharavi has gone up to five, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Third COVID-19 case found in Mumbai's Dharavi Apr 03, 2020 07:30 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Third COVID-19 case found in Mumbai's Dharavi

    An official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said a doctor who had a clinic on Dharavi's main road and who was also attached as a surgeon to a prominent private hospital tested positive for the virus. "The building where he lives will be quarantined and all high-risk contacts will be traced," the BMC official said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 cases in Dharavi slum a matter of grave concern: Maharashtra health minister Apr 02, 2020 03:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 cases in Dharavi slum a matter of grave concern: Maharashtra health minister

    Dharavi is one of the most congested areas of the densely populated financial capital of the country, with more than one million people residing in an area spread over 535 acres

  • Top bidder for Dharavi redevelopment claims foul play to favour Adani Jan 29, 2020 08:14 PM IST

    Top bidder for Dharavi redevelopment claims foul play to favour Adani

    The Dubai-based consortium that won the bid has cried sabotage and has accused government officials of conspiring against him

  • Dharavi’s leather industry on death row due to economic slowdown: Report Sep 17, 2019 03:40 PM IST

    Dharavi’s leather industry on death row due to economic slowdown: Report

    Manufacturers and retailers have significantly reduced in numbers, necessitating shut downs or downsizing of staff and operations by half compared to two years back

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