Pakistan passes grim milestone of 24,000 deaths from Covid-19

Sindh’s Covid-19 death toll sees sharp rise as 19 more patients die

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Karachi: Sindh Province has reported as many as 1084 Covid-19 cases and 19 related deaths in the past 24 hours.

As many as 19 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,624 and 1084 new cases emerged, according to CM Murad.

He added that so far 3,549,387 tests have been conducted against which 280,355 cases were diagnosed.

CM said there are currently 12,466 patients undergoing treatment. He added that 541 patients were critically ill, and 46 of them had their ventilators changed.

The statement said that out of 1084 new cases, 468 were found from Karachi.

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah yesterday announced COVID restrictions in the province in wake of rising virus cases, closing down schools, colleges and imposing limits on restaurants, attendance at public and private offices besides also banning inter-city transport.

Addressing a press conference at Sindh Assembly building alongside provincial ministers, the chief minister had said that they have restricted attendance at government offices to 20 percent and the remaining staff would work from home.

“They will be given their tasks and will remain in touch during duty hours on phone,” he had said.

The Chief Minister once said that in private offices, 50% of employees will be ensured that in the event of a violation, the workplace will be sealed.

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