1,626 fresh Corona case reported in city


The statement issued on Friday said that Sindh’s tally of coronavirus cases has jumped to 65,163 after the 2,849 new infections were detected. A total of 31,425 COVID-19 patients are under treatment, of them, 29,818 are in home isolation and 64 at the isolation centres. Of the new 2,8491 cases, 1,626 belonged to Karachi, comprising 471 from East district, 413 from South district, 255 from Central district, 213 from Malir, 150 from Korangi and 124 from West district. 1691 more people recuperated from the disease and were discharged to their respective homes as the number of people defeating the deadly virus has reached 23,725, the statement added. It was maintained that 673 patients are in critical condition, of them 113 are on ventilators. Earlier on June 18, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah had said 48 more people had died of the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours – the highest number of fatalities in the province since the outbreak of the virus. In a statement on the coronavirus situation, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah had said the number of people who had succumbed to the virus in Sindh had soared to 964. 2,286 new cases of the coronavirus had emerged, raising the provincial tally to 62,269, he had added.