Another doctor passes away due to COVID-19 in Sindh


KARACHI: A senior health professional succumbed to coronavirus in Sindh raising the death tally to 2,432 across the province, According to a health department official, a 57-year-old senior doctor from Nawabshah named Dr Moinuddin Shaikh – who was associated with the Indus Health Network – lost his battle against the deadly contagion at the Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation in Karachi on Sunday.

Dr Shaikh, who was also a former district health officer, was laid to rest in accordance with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in his home town, the official added.

Presenting a daily situation report, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Sunday had said that that about 8,999 samples were tested during the past 24 hours, out of which 188 people, or 2.1% of those who were screened, were diagnosed with COVID-19.


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