The province of Sindh has reported 11 more deaths on Monday due to novel coronavirus also known as Covid-19, taking the death toll to 200 in the province.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah announced that 3,730 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. Out of these, 537 people tested positive for the virus. The CM further said the total number of cases in the province has crossed 12,000. The province also saw 68 more recoveries in the past 24 hours. Total number of recoveries from coronavirus in Sindh are 2149, the Chief Minister said.
Murad Ali Shah said that 432 from 537 new cases belonged to Karachi, among which 58 were reported from South district, 61 from East district, 62 from Central district, 142 from Malir District and 58 from Korangi district. The nationwide tally of coronavirus has soared to 30,938 with 1,476 new cases reported during the last twenty-four hours.
Policeman dies of coronavirus in Sindh
A policeman posted in Karachi died of COVID-19 on Monday.
He is the third official of Sindh police to have succumbed to the novel coronavirus, while several other cops have already tested positive for the virus across the province. According to police officials, 48-years-old Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Sheer Gull was receiving treatment in Civil Hospital.
According to National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) 8,212 patients have so far recovered from the virus whilst the death toll stands at 667 with 28 new deaths reported during the last twenty four hours.