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Mumbai: In Dharavi, 75% infected are frontline workers

Mumbai: In Dharavi, 75% infected are frontline workers 

Three-fourths of those infected by Covid-19 in Dharavi are frontline workers in healthcare and other essential services. The BMC, which has profiled each of the cases, said the infected are between the age group of 21 to 60 years.

Officials said that among the affected are many lower-level employees of BMC and private essential service providers.

According to the data, as on May 20, Dharavi had reported 1,360 cases. Of these, 525 had been discharged and 56 had died. Data also showed that 35 per cent of the cases are contracted within the family.

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