KARACHI: The novel COVID-19 has claimed seven more lives and infected at least 310 people during the past 24 hours in Sindh province.
In a statement on the daily COVID-19 situation, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that seven more patients died from the disease during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 2,357 in the province.
The chief minister further said that 310 new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in across the province, taking the total number of infections in the province to 127,381.
Giving the detail of the patients, CM Murad said, “Currently, 4,458 patients are under treatment in the province, of them 4,139 have been under treatment at homes and seven at isolation centers.”
He mentioned that 312 patients have been admitted at different hospitals and of them 233 are in critical condition while 32 are on ventilators.
Shah highlighted that 934,689 samples have been tested for the diagnosis of COVID-19 in Sindh. COVID-19 cases and associated deaths are on the decline in the country as 630 new infections and ten fatalities were reported across the country on Friday.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), as many as 6,219 people have died from the virus with the addition of fatalities reported over the previous 24 hours.
The number of confirmed cases reported across the country has soared to 291,588. Health officials have conducted 25,613 COVID-19 tests during this period, taking the number of tests conducted across the country thus far to more than 2.3 million. The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 11,790 as 273,579 have recovered from the disease.