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COVID-19 claims 19 lives, infects 2,067 people in Sindh

Pertaining to the rising COVID-19 cases in Sindh, 2,067 new coronavirus cases have been reported with 19 more deaths over the past 24 hours, as per the details shared by Chief Minister (CM) Sindh on Wednesday.  

Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a daily statement on the Covid-19 situation said that  2076 new cases emerged when 20,421 tests were conducted.

“20,421 samples were tested which detected 2076 cases that constituted a 10.2 percent current detection rate,” announced the chief minister.

He added that 19 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,854 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.

Mr. Shah said thatHe added that so far 3,883,951 tests have been conducted against which 303,306 cases were diagnosed, of them 91.7 percent or 278,280 patients have recovered, including 611 overnight.

Murad Ali Shah said that currently 20,172 patients were under treatment, of them 19,347 were in home isolation, 25 at isolation centers and 800 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 764 patients was stated to be critical, including 53 shifted to ventilators.

According to the statement, out of 2076 new cases, 1260 have been detected from Karachi, including 629 from East, 258 South, 144 Central, 109 Malir, 95 Korangi and 25 West.

Hyderabad reported 252 cases,  Sukkur 111, Jamshoro 51, Larkana 44, Dadu 34, Badin 28, Thatta and Umerkot 26 each, Mirpurkhas 21, Matiari 17, Ghotki and Khairpur 16 each, Shikarpur 15, Tando Muhammad Khan 13, Kamber and Shaheed Benazirabad 8 each, Kashmore 5 and Jacobabad 2.

Murad Ali Shah urged people to abide by the SOPs issued by the government

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