COVID-19 claims 9 more lives, infects 942 others: CM Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Sunday said that nine more patients died lifting the death toll to 2,747 and 942 new cases emerged when 11,353 tests were conducted.

In a statement issued from CM House, he said, “nine more patients died last night lifting the death toll to 2747 that constituted 1.8 percent death rate.”

Syed Murad Ali Shah said that 11,353 samples were tested which diagnosed 942 cases that came to 8.3 percent detection rate which was the highest in the current wave.

He further added that so far 1,808,831 tests have been conducted which diagnosed 155,680 cases, of them 92 percent or 142,707 patients have recovered, including 290 overnight.

The CM said that currently 10,226 patients were under treatment, of them 9721 were in home isolation, six at isolation centers and 499 in different hospitals.