COVID-19 claims four more lives, infects 822 others

English Ministries Official News

Karachi, November 13, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that four more patients of Coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll to 2,722 while 822 new cases emerged when 10,641 samples were tested. In a statement issued here from CM House on Friday, the CM said that four more patients lost their lives, lifting the death toll to 2,722 that came to 1.8 percent death rate.

Shah said that 10,614 samples were tested against which 822 cases were detected that constituted 7.7 percent. He added that so far 1,784,158 tests have been conducted which diagnosed 153,874 cases, of them 92 percent or 142,082 patients have recovered, including 322 overnight. The CM said that currently 9,069 patients were under treatment, of them 8,615 were in home isolation, seven at isolation centers and 477 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 351 patients was stated to be critical, including 37 shifted to ventilators.

According to the CM, out of 822 new cases, 621 have been detected from Karachi, including 213 from South, 195 East, 101 Central, 71 Korangi, 31 Malir, and 10 West. Hyderabad has 82 cases, Ghotki 12, Mirpurkhas 10, Matiari and Shaheed Benazirabad nine each, Badin eight, Sukkur six, Khairpur five, Tando Mohammad Khan and Jamshoro four each, Shikarpur three, Sanghar and Dadu two each, Larkana and Umerkot two each.

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