COVID claims 3 more lives, infects 267 others: Sindh CM


KARACHI, Oct 03 (DNA): As many as 267 new cases of Coronavirus emerged
when 9,918 tests were conducted raising the tally to 138,050 and three
more patients died lifting the death toll to 2,520.

This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister in a
statement issued from CM House on Saturday.

CM said that 9918 samples were tested which detected 267 new cases
that constituted 2.7 percent current detection rate. He said that so far
1,397,676 samples have been tested against which 138,050 new cases were

The CM said that three more patients lost their lives while struggling
against the virus lifting the death toll to 2520 that constituted 1.8
percent death rate. He said that overnight 81 more patients recovered
raising the number of patients recovered so far to 130,811 that came to
95 percent recovery rate.

According to currently 4,719 patients are under
treatment, of them 4440 in home isolation, seven at isolation centers
and 272 at different hospitals. The condition of 201 patients is stated
to be critical, including 39 shifted to ventilators.

The chief minister said that out of 267 new cases, 195 have been
detected from Karachi, including 74 from South, 62 East, 30 Central, 11
Malir, nine Korangi and nine West. Hyderabad has 10 cases, Dady six,
Badin five, Larkana and Shaheed Benazirabad three each, Sanghar, Sukkur,
Ghotki, Mirpurkhas, Khairpur two each and Jamshoro one each.

Murad urged people of the province to follow SOPs to save
yourself and your family members from the virus. DNA