COVID-19: Swab Testing in Asia's Largest Slum, Dharavi - In Pics

India | Associated Press | June 29, 2020, 8:04 am
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 Mumbai's biggest slum, reported eight new COVID-19 cases on June 26, which took the area's tally to 2,218. The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in Dharavi has now improved to 140 days and the current growth rate of the pandemic is at 0.47 per cent. The slum's coronavirus fatality count remained unchanged at 81 as no new death case was reported in the last 24 hours. According to the official, Dharavi now has 1,019 active cases and the number of patients discharged so far is 1,118. Health workers conducted a free medical check-up in Dharavi on June 28 to keep a check on COVID-19 cases. Take a look at the pictures...<br /><br />Health workers arrives to administer a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Mumbai's biggest slum, reported eight new COVID-19 cases on June 26, which took the area's tally to 2,218. The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in Dharavi has now improved to 140 days and the current growth rate of the pandemic is at 0.47 per cent. The slum's coronavirus fatality count remained unchanged at 81 as no new death case was reported in the last 24 hours. According to the official, Dharavi now has 1,019 active cases and the number of patients discharged so far is 1,118. Health workers conducted a free medical check-up in Dharavi on June 28 to keep a check on COVID-19 cases. Take a look at the pictures...

Health workers arrives to administer a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker checks the body temperature of a resident, as others await their turn during a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A health worker checks the body temperature of a resident, as others await their turn during a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Health workers walk in a lane to administer free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Health workers walk in a lane to administer free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker takes a swab test of a woman during a free medical checkup in Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A health worker takes a swab test of a woman during a free medical checkup in Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Health workers arrive to administer a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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Health workers arrive to administer a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A woman covers her face as she walks past health workers arriving to administer a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A woman covers her face as she walks past health workers arriving to administer a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker urges residents to attend a free medical checkup camp at Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A health worker urges residents to attend a free medical checkup camp at Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker checks the temperature of a woman during a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A health worker checks the temperature of a woman during a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A health worker checks the temperature of a boy, as people walk past in a narrow lane during a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)
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A health worker checks the temperature of a boy, as people walk past in a narrow lane during a free medical checkup in a slum in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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