City reports 666 new patients


16 more Coronavirus patients lost their lives lifting the death toll to 2,738 and 865 new cases emerged when 13,320 tests were conducted raising the tally to 154,738.
A statement issued on Saturday said that 16 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives while struggling against the virus that constituted 1.8 percent death rate. 13,320 samples were tested which diagnosed 865 new cases that constituted 6.4 percent current detection rate. So far 1,797,478 tests have been conducted against which 154,738 cases have been detected, of the 92 percent or 142,417 patients have recovered, including 335 overnight.
Currently 9,583 patients were under treatment, of them 9,113 were in home isolation, seven at isolation centers and 463 at different hospitals.
According to the statement, out of 865 new cases, 666 have been detected from Karachi, including 259 from East, 192 South, 93 Central, 57 Korangi, 37 Malir and 28 West.

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