COVID-19 claims one more patients, infects 376 others

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KARACHI: As many as one more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,530 and 376 new cases emerged when 9,404 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday.

He added that one more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,530 that constituted 1.7 percent death rate.

Murad Ali Shah said that 9,404 samples were tested which detected 376 cases that constituted 5.4 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 3,396,790 tests have been conducted against which 269,125 cases were diagnosed, of them 95.9 percent or 257,804 patients have recovered, including 154 overnight.

The CM said that currently 6,791 patients were under treatment, of them 6,452 were in home isolation, 12 at isolation centers and 377 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 310 patients was stated to be critical, including 37 shifted to ventilators. According to the statement, out of 376 new cases, 99 have been detected from Karachi. While district-wise statistics are as follows, East Karachi 108, South Karachi 59, Hyderabad 59, Larkano & Malir 14 each, Sukkur & Central Karachi 13 each, West Karachi 12, Umarkot 11, Ghotki 9, Khairpur & Qamber Shahdadkot 9 each, Badin, Jacobabad & Thatto 7 each, Jamshoro, Matiari & Tando Mohammad Khan 6 each, Mirpurkhas & NawabShah 5 each, Dadu & Shikarpur 4 each, Korangi, Kashmore, Naushero Feroze, Sujawal & Tando Allahyar 3 each new cases reported.

The Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah urged people of the province to follow SOPs.

64 deaths, 2,515 new virus cases reported in Punjab: As many as 2,515 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Punjab on Sunday while the pandemic claimed 64 precious lives in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 6,972 in the province.

According to the data shared by a spokesperson for the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), the number of coronavirus cases in the province reached 248,438.

The P&SHD confirmed that 1,408 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lahore, 30 in Kasur,16 in Sheikhupura,7 in Nankana Sahib,169 in Rawalpindi,14 in Attock,11 in Jehlum,2 in Chakwal,41 in Gujranwala,20 in Mandi Bahauddin,10 in Narowal,24 in Hafizabad,44 in Sialkot,18 in Gujrat,201 in Faisalabad,8 in Toba Tek Singh,27 in Chineot,5 in Jhang,83 in Sargodha,16 in Mianwali,13 in Khoshab, 21 in Bhakkar,128 in Multan,16 in Vehari,14 in Khanewal,13 in Lodharan,12 in Muzaffargarh,5 in Dera Ghazi Khan,1 in Layyah,1 in Rajanpur,21 in Rahimyar Khan,54 in Bahawalpur,8 Bahawalnagar,17 in Okara,16 in Pakpattan and 21 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Sahiwal district during the last 24 hours.

49,523 vaccine doses administered in Rwp with no death in 24 hours: Around 49,523 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have now been administered to people in the district.

District Health Coordinator for COVID-19, Dr Jawad Khalid told APP here Sunday, that 14,023 health workers including 35,500 people with senior citizens have received free of cost shots at 23 government vaccination centres of the district.

He informed that the district health authority has registered a total of 20,711 positive cases to date out of which 19,067 belonged to Rawalpindi and 1644 to others district.

Dr Jawad said that 15316 patients having positive results were discharged after recovery while 5481 including 3197 were quarantined at homes and 2284 in isolation.

The health officer told that 251 more confirmed cases were reported during the last 24 hours including 243 of Rawalpindi and 15 from outside the district.

“Presently 203 established patients were admitted to various facilities of the city including 28 were admitted in Holy Family Hospital,27 in Benazir Bhutto Hospital,123 in Institute of Urology and 25 in Fauji Foundation Hospital.

He updated that patients reported during the last 24 hours, 54 belonged to Rawal Town,76 Potohar town,74 Rawalpindi cant,9 Gujar khan,15 Taxila,3 Murree,9 Kalar Syeda,2 Kotli Sattian, and one from Kahuta, Lahore, AJK and Attock each. The report elaborated that 29 patients were on the ventilators in critical condition,69 stable, and 105 in moderate condition while no people died during the last 24 hours.

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