Covid: India's largest slum, Dharavi, records zero new cases on Dec 25

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Published on December 26, 2020 - Duration: 02:30s

Covid: India's largest slum, Dharavi, records zero new cases on Dec 25

India's largest slum, Dharavi, recorded zero new cases on December 25, 2020.

The slum, located in Maharashtra's Mumbai, is home to over 8.5 lakh people spread over just 2.4 square kilometres.

The government said the development was a morale booster for frontline workers deployed at the slum.

The administration credited its community-based model, which had also been hailed by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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