KP reports 169 new cases, 16 more deaths
864 new coronavirus cases, three deaths reported within a day: CM Sindh
Statesman Report
PESHAWAR: The death toll from coronavirus has climbed to 334 after 16 more deaths have been reported across the province on Monday.
The health department says that 169 more coronavirus patients have been identified after total COVID-19 patients raised to 6,230.
As many as 12 more deaths were reported in Peshawar and one each in Swat, Swabi, Buner and D I Khan.
Total active cases in the province were 3,952 and so far 42,850 tests have been conducted.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said on Monday that three more patients of the coronavirus lost their lives in a single day, after which the provincial death toll reached 280.
The CM said that in the past 24 hours, 4,679 tests were conducted and 864 were reported positive.
He said that currently there are 12,472 patients under-treatment in the province, with 815 being treated at isolation centres.
In Karachi, the CM Sindh said there are 562 patients at hospitals.
Shah said that at the moment there are 29 patients on ventilators, while 136 are in a critical condition across the province.
Providing a breakdown, he said that Karachi has 675 new cases, with 171 in East district, 117 in South, 94 in Central.
Korangi district has 75 new cases, while Malir and West have 141 and 59 new infections, respectively, he informed.
Shah said that in Sindh, Sukkur reported 17 new infections while Ghotki recorded 31 new cases.
In Sindh’s Jacobabad there were 30 new cases while Larkana has 21 new infections, he said.
In the past 24 hours, 280 patients were discharged after making a recovery from the virus, said the minister, adding that so far, 4,489 people have recovered from the disease.