User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
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Last updated: Apr 03 2020 17:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In India, lockdown protects the rich – and exposes poor to a humanitarian and economic disaster 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
For Indians on the margins, social distancing, work from home and self-isolation are nonsensical ideas.
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328 new COVID-19 cases detected in India 3.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
328 new COVID-19 cases detected in India
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Covid-19: Confirmed cases cross 1-million mark worldwide; India reports 53 deaths so far 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share a video message at 9 am today.
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Third coronavirus case found in Mumbai's Dharavi 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
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.
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Coronavirus: ICMR issues advisory to use rapid antibody test in hotspot areas 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In a press release, the council said that antibody positives can be confirmed by using a throat or nasal swab.
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Death of COVID-19 patient fuels fear in Dharavi slum 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
A whopping 15 lakh people live in small shanties dotting the narrow bylanes of Dharavi, making it one of the most congested areas of Mumbai.
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Coronavirus: BMC sanitation worker is second case from Mumbai’s Dharavi area 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The emergence of the virus in Asia’s largest slum has raised concerns as more than a million people live in the cramped locality.
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Covid-19: Dharavi man with no foreign travel history dies, Maharashtra minister voices concern 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
Maharashtra’s Health Minister Rajesh Tope said it was a matter of concern ‘once a patient comes from a congested area like Dharavi’.
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Dharavi man who had coronavirus dies 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
The man, who lived in a building constructed under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority scheme, had no foreign travel history, said a health official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
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145 containment zones in Mumbai to curb COVID-19 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
All the entry and exit points of these red zones are barricaded and no one is allowed to go in and out of these areas, the official said, adding that disinfectants were also sprayed to sanitise these places.
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Coronavirus: UP confirms first death, authorities fear he may have infected others in hospital 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The death sparked concerns after it was revealed that he reportedly hid his travel history details from authorities.
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‘Not much we can do to keep ourselves safe’: Fear grips Mumbai’s slums as Covid-19 cases rise 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
In the city’s dense low-income settlements, practicing safety measures to prevent coronavirus infections are an unachievable privilege.
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Social distancing from house help is exposing the sexism in Indian families 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In the absence of domestic help, the work of many women has doubled at home.
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'How can there be social distancing in slums?' 24.3.2020 Rediff: News
About 9 million people in Mumbai live in areas where homes are hardly two metres apart. Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com reports on the lurking dangers in the city's slums in the times of the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, Jamia anti-CAA protest sites cleared; India records 492 cases 24.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
By Tuesday morning, as many as 34 states and Union Territories had imposed either partial or total lockdowns and curfews.
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India cannot fight coronavirus without taking into account its class and caste divisions 24.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The country must rethink its strategy of epidemic management to be more inclusive of the marginalised sections of the society.
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2 new Covid-19 deaths take toll to 6; count up to 337 22.3.2020 Rediff: News
Maharashtra has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 74, including three foreigners, followed by Kerala at 52 including seven foreign nationals.
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Police restrain man for flouting home quarantine 21.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
A 43-year-old Dharavi resident, who had been home quarantined earlier this month, was taken into custody by the Dharavi police after he was seen outdo
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Coronavirus: BMC orders shops to remain shut on alternate days in several Mumbai localities 19.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The municipal corporation also announced that people who fail to comply with the orders will be punished under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation announces closure of shops on certain streets 19.3.2020 Hindu: News
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has declared a number of measures to control crowding
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