Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah informed on Friday that four more patients of coronavirus had lost their lives while 242 others contracted with the virus. In a statement issued from CM House, he said that four more patients lost their lives while struggling against COVID-19 which constituted 1.8 percent death rate.
The CM said that 16,976 samples were tested against which 242 new cases emerged which constituted 1.5 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 1,307,753 tests had been conducted which diagnosed 135,488 patients, of them 95.5 percent or 129,396 had been cured, including 295 overnight.
Shah said that currently, 3,611 patients were under treatment, including 3,328 in home isolation, six at isolation centers and 277 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 150 patients was stated to be critical, including 13 shifted to ventilators.
According to the CM, out of 242 new cases, 103 have been detected from Karachi division, of them 42 from Central, 36 East, 10 Malir, eight West, five South and two Korangi. Sujawal has 18 cases, Hyderabad and Dadu four each, Shaheed Benazirabad three, Badin, Larkana, Matiari, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar and Shikarpur two each and Tharparkar and Thatta one.
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