Karachi: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Saturday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Sindh province has surged to 7,102, adding 427 new patients.
The Chief Minister of Sindh said in a statement: “We conducted 3259 tests yesterday and 427 of them tested positive.”
He said that in Karachi, 376 of the 427 positive cases newly diagnosed in the province were reported.
The Chief Minister of Sindh said that four new cases have been reported in the Ghotki and Khairpur areas, while there are six cases in Hyderabad and Larkana, respectively.
The Chief Minister said that in addition, Shaheed Benazirabad reported 6 cases, Sukkur 5 reported, Sanghar 2 reported, and Thatta and Sujawal each reported 1 case.
Shah said that a total of 7,102 positive cases were tested for 61,020 new coronavirus diseases in Sindh province.
The chief minister said that 46 patients with the disease have recovered and returned to their homes. So far, the total number of rehabilitation patients in Sindh has reached 1,341, accounting for 19% of the total.
Murad Ali Shah said that four more patients of the virus died today, and the total death toll of the disease in the province has reached 122.
Shah further stated that in Sindh, there are 5,639 patients being treated, of which 4,390 are being treated at home, 733 are being treated at the center, and 516 are being treated at the hospital.
The Chief Minister said: “A total of 54 patients are in an unstable state, and 18 of them are in ventilators.”
Murad Ali Shah called on people to follow the principles of health care, “because we can fight this epidemic through mutual cooperation.”