Off The Cuff with Praveen Pardeshi

Updated: 23 April, 2020 4:47 pm IST

More tests helped identify more cases – BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi, in conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, explains how Mumbai is tackling the city’s Covid-19 crisis. Mumbai reported a highest single-day spike of 456 cases this week, and was the first city to cross 3,000 Covid-19 patients.

Pardeshi said that 81 per cent of Mumbai’s Covid-19 patients were asymptomatic. He also explains how the BMC is containing the outbreak in Asia’s largest slum – Dharavi.

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