3,271 to 9,644 -- why Thane saw Covid cases nearly triple in June
July 03, 2020  12:45
Slums are believed to constitute 45 per cent of Thane's Covid-19 burden. While the cases in high-rises have been linked to eased travel to and from Mumbai as part of the Maharashtra government's 'Mission Begin Again', which entailed phased easing of the lockdown beginning 3 June, the slums appear to be paying the price of neglect.

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