In wake of COVID-19’s third wave in the country, the Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that during the last 24 hours, 12 deaths and about 868 fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in the province.
The deaths recorded thus far have taken the provincial toll to 5,051, said the CM, adding that Sindh has till date conceded 319,430 COVID-19 cases since first outbreak.
Of the 868 cases today reported in fresh tests conducted over the period, 531 (or 61 per cent) belong in Karachi, he said.
Separately earlier today, the Sindh Health Department in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent-Sindh (PRCS) opened two mobile vaccination units for COVID-19 in Karachi.
The mobile units were opened in order to facilitate the vaccination of the general people against COVID-19.
Chairman PRC-Sindh in a statement said that the PRC team is working tirelessly to curb the spread of novel coronavirus out of the country.