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Coronavirus claims seven more lives, infects 262 in Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said seven more patients of coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,350 and 262 new cases emerged on Sunday.

The Sindh Chief Minister in a statement said that seven more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,350 that constituted a 1.7 percent death rate.

The CM said that 10,057 samples were tested which detected 262 cases that constituted 2.6 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 3,019,691 tests had been conducted against which 258,265 cases were diagnosed, of the 93.6 percent or 241,864 patients had recovered, including 224 overnight.

Currently, 12,051 patients were under treatment, of the 11,655 were in home isolation, 8 at isolation centers and 388 at different hospitals, he informed. Murad Ali Shah said that the condition of 352 patients was stated to be critical, including 42 shifted to ventilators.

According to the CM, out of 262 new cases, 129 have been detected from Karachi, including 70 from East, 25 South, 13 Central, 8 Malir, 7 Korangi and 6 West. Tando Muhammad Khan has 22,

Hyderabad and Jamshoro 19 each, Badin and Mirpurkhas 10 each, Khairpur, Thatta, Umerkot and Shaheed Benazirabad 8 each, Larkana and Shikarpur 4 each, Ghotki 2, Jacobabad, Nausheroferoze and Kamber 1 each.

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