City reports 682 new Corona cases



As many as 36 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 6,475 and 1,214 new cases emerged when 13,695 tests were conducted. This was stated by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Monday.

He added that 36 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 6,475 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Shah said that 13,695 samples were tested which detected 1,214 cases that constituted 8.9 percent current detection rate.

He added that so far 5,298,484 tests have been conducted against which 413,362 cases were diagnosed, of them 87.2 percent or 360,469 patients have recovered, including 2409 overnight.

The CM said that currently 46,418 patients were under treatment, of them 44,970 were in home isolation, 37 at isolation centers and 1,411 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 1,253 patients were stated to be critical, including 97 shifted to ventilators.

According to the statement, out of 1,214 new cases, 682 have been detected from Karachi, including 347 from East, 147 Central, 92 South, 37 West, 32 Korangi and 27 Malir.

Sharing vaccination data the CM said that 9,245,040 vaccinations have been administered upto August 14, and added during the last 24 hours 105,375 vaccines were inoculated – in total 9,350,415 vaccines have administered which constituted 27.47 percent of the vaccine eligible population.


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