As many as 5 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 6,960 and 1,016 new cases emerged when 16,642 tests were conducted.
This was stated by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday.
He added that 5 more patients of Covid lost their lives lifting the death toll to 6,960 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Shah said that 16,642 samples were tested which detected 1,016 cases that constituted 6.1 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 5,629,247 tests have been conducted against which 437,973 cases were diagnosed, of them 87.3 percent or 382,648 patients have recovered, including 1,000 overnight.
The CM said that currently 48,365 patients were under treatment; of them 47,481 were in home isolation, 838 at different hospitals and 46 patients in Isolation Centers.