City reports 198 new Corona cases


Four more patients of Coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll to 2,535 and 304 new cases emerged when 9,094 tests were conducted, a statement issued on Wednesday said. 282 patients recovered overnight and the number of patients recovered so far has reached 132,113 that came to 95 percent recovery rate. 9,094 samples were tested which detected 304 new cases that constituted 3.3 percent current detection rate. So far 1,435,330 tests have been conducted which diagnosed 139,195 cases that came to 10 percent overall detection rate. ­Currently 4,477 patients are under treatment, of them 4,203 are in home isolation, six at isolation centers and 268 at different hospitals. The condition of 189 patients is stated to be critical, including 21 shifted to ventilators. Out of 304 new cases, 198 have been detected from Karachi, of them 68 from East, 65 South, 23 Korangi, 22 Central, 16 Malir and four West. He added that Ghotki has 18 cases, Hyderabad 17, Jamshoro 10, badin threem Dadu, Naushehroferoze.