As many as 7 more patients of coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,243 while 580 new cases emerged when 12,825 tests were conducted in Sindh.
This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday. He added that 7 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,243 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
The CM said that 12,825 samples were tested which detected 580 cases that constituted 4.5 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 4,286,083 tests have been conducted against which 328,167 cases were diagnosed, of them 91.2 percent or 299,446 patients have recovered, including 271 overnight.
He said that currently 23,478 patients were under treatment, of them 22,755 were in home isolation, 703 at different hospitals & 20 patients in Isolation Centers.
He added that the condition of 644 patients was stated to be critical, including 57 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 580 new cases, 355 have been detected from Karachi. Explaining the district-wise statistics, he added that Karachi East 130, Karachi Central 68, Karachi South 64, Korangi 47, Karachi West & Hyderabad 25 each, Malir 21, JamShoro 17, Kashmore 17, Matiari 16, Badin 15, Umarkot 14, Sujawal&TandoAllahyar 12 each, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar&NawabShah 10 each, NousheroFeroz&Qabar-Shahdadkot 9 each, Dadu, Khairpur& Thar Parkar 8 each, Sukkur & Jacobabad 5 each, Larkano&Ghotki 2 each and Shikarpur one new covid-19 cases reported.