Covid-19 upsurge in Sindh with 1082 fresh cases reported
Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah declared in a statement that 27 more patients of COVID-19 died and 1,082 new cases occurred during the past 24 hours in Sindh.
The CM in a statement said that 27 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 7,116 that constituted a 1.6 percent death rate.
“A total of 21,002 samples were tested which detected 1,082 cases that constituted 5.2 percent current detection rate,” he said.
He further added that so far 5,719,473 tests have been directed against which 443,038 cases were diagnosed, of the 87.4 percent or 386,998 patients have recuperated, including 632 overnight.
Presently, 48,924 patients were under treatment, of the 48,115 were in home isolation, 40 at isolation centers, and 769 at different hospitals, stated CM Sindh.
He added that the situation of 689 patients was stated to be dangerous, including 57 shifted to ventilators.
Out of 1,082 new cases, 456 have been detected from Karachi, including 189 from East, 127 South, 62 Central, 32 Malir, 28 Korangi, and 18 West. Hyderabad has 140, Sujawal 38, Tando Allahyar 33, Badin 32, Thatta 31, Sanghar 30, Ghotki 29, Sukkur 25, Dadu 23, Shikarpur 22, Tharparkar and Mirpurkhas 21 each, Shaheed Benazirabad 20, NausheroFeroze 19, Matiari and Tando Muhammad Khan 18 each, Jamshoro and Qamber 17 each, Khairpur 14, Kashmore and Larkana nine each, Jacobabad eight, Umerkot seven, stated the statement.
Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah insisted people to strictly follow the SOPs issued by the government.
National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) stated on Friday that Pakistan has reported 3,689 new cases of the coronavirus and 83 deaths during the past 24 hours.
The nationwide death toll rose to 26,580 after 83 more people died of the viral disease.
A total of 61,128 samples were tested during the previous 24 hours, out of which 3,689 turned out to be positive, taking the country’s caseload to 1,197,887.
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