COVID claims 12 more lives, infects 2,897 others.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that coronavirus has claimed 12 more lives in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 2,897 and 1423 new cases emerged when 12,226 samples were tested.

In a statement issued here from CM House on Friday, he said that 12 more patients died overnight lifting the death toll to 2,897 that constituted 1.8 percent death rate.

Shah said that 12,226 samples were tested which diagnosed 1423 cases that came to 11.6 percent current detection rate which was dangerous.

He added that so far 1,952,783 tests have been conducted against which 170,206 cases have been diagnosed, of them 88 percent or 149,115 patients have recovered, including 802 overnight.

The CM said that currently 18,194 patients were under treatment, of them 17,422 were in home isolation, 13 at isolation centers and 759 at different hospitals.

He added that the condition of 685 patients was...

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