Pakistan reports 40 deaths from COVID-19, lowest since late July

Sindh reports highest daily Covid-19 cases in three months

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KARACHI: Sindh reported as many as 923 Covid-19 cases and six more associated deaths during the past 24 hours.

According to CM Murad, as many as 6 coronavirus patients died overnight, bringing the death toll to 4,593, and after 12,104 tests, there were 923 new cases.

Murad Ali Shah said that 12,104 samples were tested which detected 923 cases that constituted 7.6 percent current detection rate.

He added that so far 3,549,387 tests have been conducted against which 277,592 cases were diagnosed, of them 94.4 percent or 262,138 patients have recovered, including 267 overnight.

CM said that there are currently 10,861 patients receiving treatment, of which 10,263 patients are in home isolation, 10 are in isolation centers, and 498 are in different hospitals. He added that 464 patients were reported to be in critical condition, 52 of which had changed ventilators.

According to the statement, out of 923 new cases, 559 have been detected from Karachi, including 267 from East, 107 South, 73 Central, 69 Malir, 25 Korangi and 18 West. Hyderabad reported 95 cases, Thatta 64, Sukkur 41, Larkana 25, Matiari 22, Shikarpur 20, Jamshoro 17, Sujawal 14, Kamber 12, Ghotki 8, Khairpur 7, Tando Muhammad Khan 5, Shaheed Benazirabad 4, Mirpurkhas 3, Dadu, Sanghar and Kashmore 2 each, Badin and Nausheroferoze 1 each.

Murad Ali Shah urged people to abide by the SOPs issued by the govt.

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