KARACHI: The Sindh province has recorded 342 new cases of coronavirus and 133 recoveries in a day, whereas, no death was reported during the past 24 hours.
The death toll stood at 7,551 in Sindh, whereas, the province conducted 14,377 detection tests today.
According to the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, no more patient of COVID-19 lost their lives. The death rate due to COVID-19 is 1.6 per cent.
He said that 14,377 samples were tested which detected 342 cases that constituted a 2.4 per cent current detection rate. He added that 6,331,426 tests have been conducted so far against which 467,203 cases were diagnosed, of the 95.9 per cent or 447,748 patients have recovered, including 133 overnight.
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The CM said that 11,904 patients are currently under treatment, of the 11,663 were in home isolation, 26 at isolation centres and 215 at different hospitals.
He added that the condition of 214 patients was stated to be critical, including 15 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 342 new cases, 60 have been detected from Karachi, including 29 from South, 17 Central, East 12, Malir two and no cases were reported from Korangi and West.
Hyderabad has 34, Matairi 32, Qamber 25, Badin and Dadu 23 each, Jamshoro 20, Tando Allahyar 16, Tharparkar 15, NausheroFeroze 14, Mirpurkhas 13, Shaheed Benazirabad 12, Sukkur and Sanghar nine each, Thatta eight, Shikarpur seven, Larkana five, Ghotki and Jacobabad four each.
The chief minister urged the citizens to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
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