Karachi: Sindh government spokesman Murtaza Wahab said on Thursday that a total of 239 patients had recovered in the Sindh province in the past 24 hours.
Murtaza Wahab said that the province has recovered many patients and added that they have taken isolation measures.
“These patients have defeated the disease by keeping them in isolation,” government spokesperson said.
On a grim note, Wahab said that 9 patients of COVID-19 died in the province in past 24 hours.
Wahab said it is imperative to use prevention measures put forth by the provincial government.
“We should follow precautionary measures against novel coronavirus as a civilized nation,” Murtaza Wahab further said.
Sindh Government spokesman Barrister Murtaza Wahab said yesterday that 607 patients had recovered from coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
Murtaza Wahab said in a statement that this is the maximum number of rehabilitation patients in a day.
The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) said Thursday that the number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan has surged to 35,778 due to 1,452 new infections reported in the last 24 hours.
According to the national dashboard, confirmed positive cases reported in Sindh have risen to 13, 341, in Punjab 13,561, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 5,252, in Balochistan 2,239 in Islamabad 822, in Gilgit Baltistan 482, and in Azad Kashmir 91.
So far, 9,695 people have recovered from the virus, while 25,323 patients in the country are still fighting the pandemic.
Over the past 24 hours, more than 33 people have died across the country, and the total number of deaths caused by the pandemic has reached 770.
According to NCOC, a record 1,051 tests were conducted in the country in the past 24 hours to detect the virus. To date, the total number of tests conducted in the country is 3,30,750.