COVID-19 claims three more lives, infects 518 others in Sindh

Karachi, November 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that three more patients of Coronavirus died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll 2,690 while 518 new cases emerged when 9,273 tests were conducted. This he said in a statement issued here on Tuesday. He said that three more patients lost their lives while struggling against the virus lifting the death toll to 2,690 that constituted 1.8 percent death rate.

Shah said that 9,273 samples were tested against which 518 cases were diagnosed that constituted 5.5 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 1,749,772 tests have been conducted which detected 151,352 cases, of them 95 percent or 140,997 have recovered, including 185 overnight.

The CM said that currently, 7,665 patients were under treatment, of them 7,328 were in home isolation, four at isolation centers and 333 in different hospitals. He added that the condition of 298 patients was stated to be critical, including 32 shifted to ventilators.

According to Shah out of 518 new cases, 409 have been detected from Karachi, including 137 each from South and East, 54 Korangi, 42 Central, 30 Malir and nine west. Hyderabad has 26 cases, Sukkur eight, Tando Mohammad Khan six, Larkana, Thatta, Umerkot and Naushehro Feroze four each, Khairpur, Shaheed Benazirabad, Sujawal, Sanghar and Ghotki three each, Jacobabad, Jamshoro, Kambar and Matiari two each, Badin, Kashmore and Shikarpur one each. Shah urged people to follow SOP.

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