COVID-19 claims one more patient, infects 524 others


KARACHI: As many as one more patient of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 8,030 and 524 new cases emerged when 11,424 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 patient of COVID-19 lost his life lifting the death toll to 8,030 that constituted 1.4 percent death rate. Mr. Shah said that 11,424 samples were tested which detected 524 cases that constituted 4.6 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 7,841,397 tests have been conducted against which 561,377 cases were diagnosed, of them 90. 6 percent or 508,879 patients have recovered, including 216 overnight. The CM said that currently 44,468 patients were under treatment, of them 44,220 were in home isolation, 18 at isolation centers and 230 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 213 patients was stated to be critical, including 16 shifted to ventilators. According to the statement, out of 524 new cases, 204 have been detected from Karachi, including 80 from Malir, 57 East, 31 South, 21 Korangi, 14 Central and 1 West. Hyderabad has 126, Sujawal 30, Thatta 28, Jamshoro 26, Tharparkar 18, Shikarpur 15, Jacobabad and Sanghar 10 each, Sukkur 9, Mirpurkhas and Tando Allahyar 8 each, Badin and Ghotki 7 each, Larkana ad Umerkot 6 each, Matiari 4 and Khairpur 2.


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