KARACHI: As many as nine more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,276 and 391 new cases emerged when 12,205 tests were conducted.
This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Friday.
He added that nine more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,276 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said that 12,205 samples were tested which detected 391 cases that constituted 3.2 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 2,926,532 tests have been conducted against which 255,429 cases were diagnosed, of them 93 percent or 238,498 patients have recovered, including 468 overnight.
The CM Sindh said that currently 12,655 patients were under treatment, of them 12,214 were in home isolation, 9 at isolation centers and 432 at different hospitals.
He added that the condition of 394 patients was stated to be critical, including 54 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 391 new cases, 226 have been detected from Karachi, including 76 from East, 63 South, 29 Central, 25 Malir, West and Korangi 15 each.
Hyderabad has 30, Shikarpur 15, Badin 13, Dadu and Thatta 11 each, Ghotki and Sujawal 10 each, Matiari nine, Jacobabad, Tando Allahyar and Tando Muhammad khan five each, Qambar four, Kashmore, Khairpur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Sukkur three each, Jamshoro, NausheroFeroze and Umerkot two each and Shaheed Benazirabad one.
28 deaths, 526 new cases of coronavirus in Punjab: The pandemic coronavirus claimed another 28 precious lives whereas 526 new cases were reported on Friday in the province which turned the death toll to 5,166.
According to data shared by the spokesperson for the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (PP&SHD), the number of coronavirus cases in the province reached 166,242.
The PP&SHD confirmed that 313 new cases of the COVID-19 were reported in Lahore, two in Kasur, 11 in Sheikhupura, three in Nankana Sahib,15 in Rawalpindi,12 in Gujranwala,four in Hafizabad, 14 in Mandi Bahauddin, five in Sialkot, five in Narowal, 12 in Gujrat,63 in Faisalabad, five in Toba Tek Singh, two in Chineot, five in Jhang, 19 in Sargodha, two in Khoshab, one in Bhakkar, five in Multan,three in Lodharan, two in Vehari, five in Dera Ghazi Khan, five in Layyah, one in Bahawalpur, six in Rahimyar Khan, one in Okara, three in Pakpatan and two new cases were reported in Sahiwal district.
COVID-19 claims nine more patients, infects 391 others: CM Sindh