Karachi, September 13, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Sunday that two more patients of coronavirus lost their lives, lifting the death toll to 2,445 and 204 new cases emerged when 12,914 samples were tested, raising the tally to 132,084. In a statement issued here, the CM said that two more patients lost their lives while struggling against the virus, lifting the death toll to 2,445 that constituted 1.9 percent death rate.
Shah said that 204 new cases of COVID-19 emerged when 12,914 tests were conducted which formed two percent corrected rate. He added that so far 1,133,880 samples have been conducted which diagnosed 132,084 cases that constituted an overall 12 percent detection rate.
The Chief Minister said that currently, 2,190 patients were under treatment, of them 1,907 in home isolation, six at isolation centers and 277 in different hospitals. He added that the condition of 165 patients was stated to be critical, including 19 shifted to ventilators. According to the CM that 31 more patients recovered overnight. The number of patients recovered so far had reached 127,449 that came to 96 percent recovery rate.
Shah said that out of 204 new cases 120 had been detected from Karachi, including 76 South, 20 East, 15 Central, four Korangi, three West and two Malir. He added that Jamshoro had 18 cases, Thatta seven, Badin six, Hyderabad five, Tando Allahyar four, Ghotki, Jacobabad and Kambar three each, Larkana, Sukkur, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Matiari and Sanghar two each. The chief minister urged the people of the province to stay safe by observing SOPs strictly.
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