COVID-19 claims 17 more patients, infects 925 others 

Karachi, September 11, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as 17 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 7,133 and 925 new cases emerged when 16,775 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Saturday. He added that 17 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 7,133 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Mr. Shah said that 16,775 samples were tested which detected 925 cases that constituted 5.5 percent current detection rate.

He added that so far 5,736,248 tests have been conducted against which 443,963 cases were diagnosed, of them 87.3 percent or 387,625 patients have recovered, including 627 overnight. The CM said that currently 49,205 patients were under treatment, of them 48,425 were in home isolation, 40 at isolation centres and 740 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 657 patients was stated to be critical, including 53 shifted to ventilators.

According to the statement, out of 925 new cases, 314 have been detected from Karachi, including 131 from East, 76 South, 42 Malir, 36 Central, 15 West and 14 Korangi. Hyderabad has 131, Shaheed Benazirabad 47, Sanghar 40, Tharparkar 39, Badin 37, Thatta 34, Sujawal 30, Tando Allahyar 28, Matiari 26, Dadu 24, Shikarpur 16, Naushero Feroze and Sukkur 14 each, Ghotki and Mirpurkhas 13 each, Khairpur and Umerkot 12 each, Larkana 11, Jamshoro and Tando Muhammad Khan eight each, Jacobabad and Kashmore six each. Murad Ali Shah urged people to abide by the SOPs issued by the government.

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