Asia’s largest slum, Dharavi, in the month of May, witnessed a steep rise in COVID-19 cases. However, in the month of June it seems that the disease spread is slowly coming under control.
While the disease spread may be coming under control, the war is not yet won and most of the people in the micro-industry hub of Dharavi are finding it difficult to get back to business. The migrant labourers have gone back to their villages and finding labour for work is a problem and also the stigma attached to COVID-19 is making it difficult for people in Dharavi to find work.
CNBC-TV18’s Archana Shukla spoke to the residents of Dharavi to understand their problems.Watch this video for details