Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah confirmed on Thursday that since the pandemic broke out in the province, nearly 2,000 patients have recovered from the coronavirus and returned home in the past 24 hours .
Shah said that 1924 people have recovered from fatal infections, and the total number recovered so far has reached 11,190.
The Chief Minister added that of the 4,101 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, 1,103 people were diagnosed as positive; the total number of tests conducted reached 167,906, of which 25,309 were positive.
He said: “At present, there are about 13,723 patients receiving treatment, of which 12,146 are being self-isolated at home, 661 patients are being treated in isolation centers, and 916 are admitted to multiple hospitals in the province.
Speaking of patients with complications of coronavirus, Shah said that 227 patients in Sindh are in critical condition, 39 of which are on ventilators.
The Chief Minister added that there have been 16 new deaths in the past 24 hours and the number of deaths in the province has risen to 396.
Of the 1,103 new cases, Karachi has the most, with 905 cases. Regionally, there were 249 cases in Maril, 201 cases in the south, 175 cases in the east, 131 cases in the east, 100 cases in Colangi, and 49 cases in the west.
CM Shah said there are 32 new cases in Hyderabad, 21 in Chikarpur, 20 in Lakarna, 19 in Sukkur, 18 in Guhoki, and Jacob Bad There are 11 cases, Jamsoro and Qambar Shahdadkot each have 7 cases, Hailpur has 4 cases, Metropolis and Milpurkas each have 2 cases, Naushero Feroze, Sanghar, Nawabshah and Thatta each.
In summarizing Sindh’s daily situation report, Shah emphasized that the number of cases is increasing due to citizens’ behavior.
He said: “Unless we are not vigilant about the implementation of standard operating procedures, this epidemic will not be eliminated.” “It is best to strictly follow the preventive measures, rather than regret it later.”