Sindh witnesses 291 new corona cases, one virus death

Karachi:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Sunday that 10,813 samples were tested for coronavirus during the last 24 hours out of which 291 new virus cases were detected while one corona patient died in Sindh.

In a statement issued here from CM House, the CM said that so far 1,408,489 samples have been tested against which 138,341 cases were detected that constituted 10 percent overall detection rate.

Shah said that one more patient died overnight, lifting the death toll to 2,521 that constituted 1.8 percent death rate. He added that 219 patients recovered overnight and the number of patients recovered so far had reached 131,030 that came to 95 percent detection rate.

According to CM, currently 4,790 patients are under treatment, of them 4,509 are at home isolation, seven at isolation centers and 274 at different hospitals. The condition of 201 patients was stated to be critical, including 35 shifted to ventilators.

Shah said that out of 291 new cases, 219 had been detected from Karachi. They include 107 from South, 59 East, 30 central, 12 Korangi, seven Malir and four West. Hyderabad has eight cases, Sukkur six, Shaheed Benazirabad and Sujawal four each, Sanghar three, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Tando Allahyar two each, Jacobabad, Umerkot, Kambar, Kashmore and Khairpur, Naushehroferoze have one each. The CM has urged people of the province to follow the SOPs and stay safe.

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