Coronavirus rate in Sindh surges to 6.6%

KARACHI: The ratio of coronavirus positive cases in Sindh has reached 6.6 percent in the last 24 hours.

The news was announced by Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab in a statement that coronavirus cases are rapidly rising in the province.

In the last 24 hours, the number of positive cases stood at 6.6% in the province,” the provincial adviser said. He called the people to think over the severe situation, wear face masks, and observe other precautionary measures.

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Coronavirus has claimed 18 more lives in Pakistan, bringing the total death toll to 6,867. According to the National Command and Operations Center, 1,313 new cases were reported in coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of affected people to 337,573.  

The coronavirus has killed 2,380 people in Punjab and 2,639 in Sindh. The death toll in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has risen to 1,281, in Islamabad 224, in Balochistan 152, in Gilgit-Baltistan 92, and in Azad Kashmir 99.

The number of coronavirus cases in Islamabad has reached 20,471. Around 105,197 cases have been reported in Punjab, 147,295 in Sindh, 39,889 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 16,000 in Balochistan, 4,306 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 4,415 in Azad Kashmir.