COVID-19 claims 26 more patients, infects 891 others 

Karachi, September 12, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as 26 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 7,159 and 891 new cases emerged when 15,097 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday. He added that 26 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 7,159 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Mr. Shah said that 15,097 samples were tested which detected 891 cases that constituted 5.9 percent current detection rate.

He added that so far 5,751,345 tests have been conducted against which 444,854 cases were diagnosed, of them 87.3 percent or 388,481 patients have recovered, including 856 overnight. The CM said that currently 49,214 patients were under treatment, of them 48,425were in home isolation, 40 at isolation centres and 734 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 650 patients was stated to be critical, including 56 shifted to ventilators.

According to the statement, out of 891 new cases, 334 have been detected from Karachi, including 124 from East, 77 Central, 59 South, 34 Malir, 22 West and 18 Korangi. Hyderabad has 85, Jamshoro 54, Shaheed Benazirabad 37, Sanghar 34, Thatta 32, Matiari 30, Tharparkar 29, Badin 26, Tando Allahyar 24, Tando Muhammad Khan 23, Naushero Feroze 19, Sujawal 17, Dadu 14, Larkana 11, Mirpurkhas and Umerkot 10 each, Kashmore 5, Ghotki 4 and Sukkur 3. Murad Ali Shah urged people to abide by the SOPs issued by the government.

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