City reports 244 new Corona cases


Six patients of Covid-19 passed away on Thursday taking the deaths tally to 2,477. A statement issued said 16,093 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, of which 401 new cases of Coronavirus were detected. The chief minister said a total of 1,290,777 tests had been conducted in the province so far, of which the virus had been confirmed in 135,246 persons. He said 137 more patients had recovered, taking the total number of recovered patients to 129,101. At present, 3,688 patients were undergoing treatment out of which 3,376 patients were at home while 5 at isoalation centers and 287 at different hospitals.The condition of 135 patients was serious while 14 patients were on ventilator. Out of 401 new cases in Sindh, 244 cases are from Karachi, 19 new cases are reported in Hyderabad, 8 in Badin, 5 in Dadu, 4 in Jamshoro, 4 in Tando Muhammad Khan, 2 each in Larkana, Matiari and Sukkur while one each in Sanghar, Tando Allahyar, Thatta, Ghotki and Jacobabad. This is the second straight day the province has reported more than 400 cases. The last time the province reported more than 400 cases was on August 11, data given shows.

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