As many as 25 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,672 and 1,466 new cases emerged when 15,201 tests were conducted. This was stated by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Thursday.
He added that 25 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,672 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Shah said that 15,201 samples were tested which detected 1,466 cases that constituted 9.6 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 4,742,252 tests have been conducted against which 352,455 cases were diagnosed, of them 90.6 percent or 319,445 patients have recovered, including 649 overnight.
The CM said that currently 27,338 patients were under treatment, of them 26,365 were in home isolation, 908 at different hospitals and 65 patients in Isolation Centers.
He added that the condition of 836 patients was stated to be critical, including 59 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 1,466 new cases, 1,116 have been detected from Karachi, including 391 from East, 296 Central, 225 South, 87 Malir, 81 Korangi and 36 West.
Murad Ali Shah urged people to abide by the SOPs issued by the government.