As many as 40 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 6,275 and 2,174 new cases emerged when 26,891 tests were conducted.
This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Tuesday.
He added that 40 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 6,275 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Shah said that 26,891 samples were tested which detected 2,174 cases that constituted 8 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 5,189,244 tests have been conducted against which 403,947 cases were diagnosed, of them 86.5 percent or 349,608 patients have recovered, including 2149 overnight.
The CM said that currently 48,064 patients were under treatment, of them 46,526 were in home isolation, 42 at isolation centers and 1,496 at different hospitals.
He added that the condition of 1,317 patients was stated to be critical, including 107 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 2,174 new cases, 1,245 have been detected from Karachi, including 406 from East, 299 South, 211 Central, 153 Korangi, 107 Malir and 69 West.