The World Health Organisation (WHO) praised the efforts taken to contain the spread of coronavirus in Mumbai’s Dharavi. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the outbreak despite its intensity has successfully been controlled in Dharavi which is Asia's largest slum that has a population density of 2.27 lakh per sqm. As the news went viral, people took to Twitter praising the control measures taken that earned praises from the international public health organisation. Tweets appreciating the model of combating and controlling the deadly virus in the slum has gone viral. We bring to you some of the tweets thanking the health department and government officials for making a difficult job possible. The announcement came after only one new case was reported from Dharavi. Twitterati is of the opinion that Dharavi, the biggest slum in Asia set an example for the rest on containing the virus. Dharavi Gets Praise From WHO For Breaking COVID-19 Transmission Chain, Aaditya Thackeray Lauds 'Dharavikars' For Chasing Coronavirus.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO DG, "There are many examples from around the world that have shown that even if the outbreak is very intense, it can still be brought back under control." While the COVID-19 curve is rising in the rest of Mumbai, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) seems to have gotten a grip over the cases in the slum.

WHO Tweets on COVID-19 Cases Decline in Mumbai's Dharavi:

Check Out The Tweets Below:

Kudos to The People Who Were Supportive:



Praises Pour in For The People of Slum:



A Proud Moment!

Take Inspiration From Dharavi!


WHO chief said, "And some of these examples are Italy, Spain and South Korea, and even in Dharavi a densely packed area in the megacity of Mumbai a strong focus on community engagement and the basics of testing, tracing, isolating and treating all those that are sick is key to breaking the chains of transmission and suppressing the virus." The total number of COVID-19 cases in India reached 7,93,802 on Friday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Out of the total number of cases, 2,76,685 are active while 4,95,513 have been cured/discharged/migrated and 21,604 have died.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 11, 2020 01:12 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website