Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has said that during the last 24 hours, stemming from Covid-19, we have 43 deaths, one of the highest numbers in the province, and 2672 new cases.
“This situation is enough to assess the severity of the pandemic in the fourth wave, therefore we have to be alert to control the situation”.
In a statement issued here from Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday, Shah said that 43 patients of Covid-19 died over night lifting the death toll to 5,903 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate and 2672 news cases emerged when 20,438 tests were conducted that came to 13 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 4,947,872 tests have been conducted against which 374,417 cases were diagnosed, of them 88.4 percent or 330,836 patients have recovered, including 670 overnight.
The CM said that currently 37,678 patients were under treatment, of them 36,292 were in home isolation, 1,341 at different hospitals and 45 patients in Isolation Centers. He added that the condition of 1,181 patients was stated to be critical, including 93 shifted to ventilators.
According to the statement, out of 2,672 new cases, 2,042 have been detected from Karachi, of them 744 are in East, 475 South, 404 Central, 209 Korangi, 116 Malir and 94 West.