COVID-19 claims 40 more lives, infects 1538 others in Sindh: Murad Ali Shah.


KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that coronavirus claimed 40 more lives and infected 1538 others while 1254 patients recovered and returned to normal life.

In a statement issued here from CM house, Murad Ali Shah said that 40 more patients lost their lives while struggling against the virus lifting the death toll to 1677 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.

He said that 1538 new patients were detected by testing 9860 samples that constituted 16 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 543400 tests have been conducted which diagnosed 100900 patients all over Sindh. This came to 19 percent overall detection rate, he said.

The CM said that currently 41596 patients were under treatment, of them 39697 in home isolation, 399 at isolation centers and 1500 in different hospitals. He added that currently 581 patients were stated to be in critical condition, including 75 patients shifted to ventilators.

According to Mr Shah 1254 more patients recovered and...

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