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Sindh govt decides to close isolation centres for COVID-19 patients

KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to shut the isolation centres for COVID-19 patients in the metropolis.

Keeping in view a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases in the province, the provincial officials have decided to shut the isolation centres established at Expo Centre and PAF museum in Karachi.

During a meeting, Sindh chief secretary has decided to forward a summary, in this regard, to the chief minister for formal approval.

It is pertinent to mention here that the provincial government has established the field isolation centres and corona emergency fund to facilitate the COVID-19 patients in March.

According to the government, the graph of coronavirus cases in Pakistan is constantly coming down but the threat is not over yet. One hundred and fifty-three deaths were reported in June, but coronavirus’s graph is now falling sharply.

Sindh province had witnessed a decline in COVID-19 cases after Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah had announced that the province had reported 272 fresh virus cases during the past 24 hours.

According to the National Command and Operations Center, around 539 patients have been affected in the country in the past 24-hours, taking the tally to 302,020 new cases of coronavirus. So far, 289,806 victims have recovered in the country. In the last 24 hours, 28,823 tests have been performed. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Sindh has reached 132,084, 97,760 cases have been reported in Punjab, 36,992 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 13,595 in Balochistan, 15,941 in Islamabad, 2,421 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and 3,227 in Gilgit.

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