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COVID-19 claims four more lives across Sindh


Karachi, September 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): As many as four more patients of coronavirus lost their lives, lifting the death toll to 2,459 with 237 new cases in Sindh. This was informed in a statement issued from CM House. The statement said the coronavirus claimed four more live, lifting the death toll to 2,459 in Sindh that constituted 1.8 percent death rate. Overnight 154 patients recovered. The patients recovered so far come to 128,145 that constituted 96 percent recovery rate.

Overnight 237 new cases of COVID-19 emerged when record 14,352 samples were tested that showed percent current detection rate. So far 1,200,357 tests have been conducted against which 133,362 cases were diagnosed that constituted 11 percent overall detection rate. According to the statement, currently 2758 patients are under treatment, of them 2,481 are in home isolation, five at isolation centers and 272 at different hospitals. The condition of 171 patients is stated to be critical, including 23 shifted to ventilators.

Out of 237 new cases detected from all over Sindh, 165 belong to Karachi, of them 70 South, 44 East, 22 Central, 12 each in Korangi and Malir and five West. Badin has 11 new cases, Hyderabad nine, Tando Mohammad Khan five, Jamshoro, Khairpur and Shaheed Benazirabad four each and Ghotki three, Naushehro Feroze two, Dadu, Larkana, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar and Tando Allahyar one each.

For more information, contact:
Press Secretary,
Chief Minister House, Sindh
Tel: +92-21-99202019(Ext: 336)