19 coronavirus patients die, 706 new cases detected in Sindh: CM
Statesman Report
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah expressed concerns on Tuesday that the deadly coronavirus had reached new highs in Sindh, as the province recorded its highest single-day death toll to date.
“Nineteen deaths within 24 hours is the highest number since the first death was reported on March 19,” stated the CM in a statement issued by his office.
With regards to new cases, the CM apprised that 3,803 more tests were carried out and 706 more persons tested positive for the virus.
According to the Chief Minister House, the province has recorded a total of 299 fatalities in 61 days from the coronavirus, which amounts to 1.6 per cent of its overall confirmed Covid-19 cases.
The statement noted an average of five deaths each day from March 19 to May 19.