As many as 24 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 6,590 and 1,332 new cases emerged when 16,306 tests were conducted.
This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Saturday.
He added that 24 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 6,590 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Shah said that 16,306 samples were tested which detected 1,332 cases that constituted 8.2 percent current detection rate.
He added that so far 5,378,867 tests have been conducted against which 419,793 cases were diagnosed, of them 87.1 percent or 365,735 patients have recovered, including 1,280 overnight.
Sharing vaccination data, the CM said that during the last 24 hours 109,027 vaccines were inoculated – in total 9,955,358 vaccines have administered which constituted 29.15 percent of the vaccine eligible population.
The CM said that currently 47,468 patients were under treatment, of them 46,356 were in home isolation, 1,077 at different hospitals and 35 patients in Isolation Centers.
He added that the condition of 941 patients was stated to be critical, including 84 shifted to ventilators. According to the statement, out of 1,332 new cases, 774 have been detected from Karachi.
Explaining the statistics of districts wise 317 in Karachi East, Karachi Central 148, Karachi South 155, Hyderabad 103, Malir 65, Korangi 54, Thatto 53, Khairpur 45, Badin 39, Shikarpur 36, Karachi West 35, Sanghar 32, Tharparkar 28, Sukkur 26, Sujawal 25, Matiari 23, Umarkot 18, and Jacobabad and Qambar 17 each.