As many as 14 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,478 and 713 new cases emerged when 13,935 tests were conducted. This was stated by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Thursday.
He added that 14 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,478 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Shah said that 13,935 samples were tested which detected 713 cases that constituted 5.1 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 4,520,908 tests have been conducted against which 338,370 cases were diagnosed, of them 92.6 percent or 313,366 patients have recovered, including 630 overnight.
The CM said that currently 19,526 patients were under treatment, of them 18,845 were in home isolation, 621 at different hospitals and 60 patients in Isolation Centers.
He added that the condition of 559 patients was stated to be critical, including 46 shifted to ventilators. According to the statement, out of 713 new cases, 541 have been detected from Karachi.
Explaining the district-wise statistics, he added that Karachi East 210, Karachi Korangi 92, Karachi South 86, Karachi Central 77, Karachi Malir 54 and Karachi West 25.