As many as 41 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 6,875 and 1,013 new cases emerged when 13,228 tests were conducted.
This was stated by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Monday. He added that 41 more patients of Covid lost their lives lifting the death toll to 6,875 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Shah said that 13,228 samples were tested which detected 1,013 cases that constituted 7.7 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 5,534,471 tests have been conducted against which 431,456 cases were diagnosed, of them 86.6 percent or 373,780 patients have recovered, including 798 overnight.
The CM said that currently 50,801 patients were under treatment, of them 49,788 were in home isolation, 40 at isolation centers and 973 at different hospitals.
He added that the condition of 867 patients was stated to be critical, including 79 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 1,013 new cases, 368 have been detected from Karachi, including 154 from East, 103 South, 48 Central, 34 Malir, 24 West and 5 Korangi.