KP reports 153 new coronavirus cases, 8 more deaths
Statesman Report
PESHAWAR: 153 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, taking the provincial tally to 2,313, according to the provincial health department.
The province also recorded eight new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 122.
Sindh with 404 new cases, including 332 in Karachi: CM
APP adds: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that for the first time 404 new cases of coronavirus positive have been diagnosed and eight patients died leaving the death toll in three digits, 100.
“This is a very serious situation because we are detecting more cases and taking more bodies though the 20.5 percent recovery ration is encouraging but we have to save the life of our people.”
This he disclosed in his regular video message in which he unfolds the coronavirus situation in Sindh, said a spokesperson to the CM.
He said that 404 new cases emerged when 3729 tests were conducted. “This is quite worrisome that out of 404 cases, 332 belong to Karachi,” he said and added “Karachi is on the increase in terms of new cases and deaths of the patients.”
The chief minister said that so far the government has conducted 51,790 tests against which the number of cases detected came to 5695. “The 404 new cases constitute 10.8 percent of 3729 tests conducted during the last 24 hours,” he said.
The chief minister said that 4426 patients were under treatment, including 3187 or 72 percent in home Isolation, 762 or 17 percent at isolation Centers and 477 or 11 percent at different hospitals. “Our 54 patients are in critical condition, of them 18 are on ventilator,” he disclosed.