Surge seen in Corona cases; 820 detected


As many as 17 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,583 and 1046 new cases emerged when 15,391 tests were conducted.


A statement issued here on Fridayfrom the CM House added that 17 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,583 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.

15,391 samples were tested which detected 1046 cases that constituted 6.8 percent current detection rate.

He added that so far 4,645,992 tests have been conducted against which 345,252 cases were diagnosed, of them 91.8 % or 316,860 patients have recovered, including 579 overnight.

Currently 22,809 patients were under treatment; of them 22,033 were in home isolation, 56 at isolation centers and 720 at different hospitals.

He added that the condition of 663 patients was stated to be critical, including 52 shifted to ventilators. According to the statement, out of 1,046 new cases, 820 have been detected from Karachi.

According to the report Karachi East 301, Central 200, South 131, Korangi 105, West 51 and Malir 32. The Chief Minister urged people of the province to follow SOPs.


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