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Karachi reports two new coronavirus deaths, nationwide tally rises to 15


KARACHI: Sindh on Sunday reported two new deaths from the novel coronavirus, taking Pakistan’s total toll to 15 and the provincial tally to three, ARY News reported.

Sindh Health and Population Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho confirmed that two more citizens have died from the novel coronavirus in Karachi.

“One of the patients was 83-years-old while the other was 70-years-old,” she said, adding that both patients had pneumonia and COVID-19.

“The cause of death in both cases was pneumonia along with Covid-19,” she added.

Sindh govt confirmed 17 new COVID-19 cases of local transmission in Karachi on Saturday. There are now 189 COVID-19 cases in the port city.

Thus far, a total of 13 people have recovered in the metropolis and 170 people are under treatment.

Pakistan’s count of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases soared to 1526 on Sunday, according to the latest statistics released by the National Command and Control Center.

Thus far 13 deaths from the disease have been reported in the country, while 28 have made full recoveries after contracting coronavirus.

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Over 11 people diagnosed with the pathogen still battle life and death circumstances at various healthcare facilities across Pakistan.

Punjab has so far reported the highest number of coronavirus cases at 558.

Sindh confirmed 481 COVID-19 cases, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported 188, Balochistan reproted 138, Gilgit-Baltistan has reported 116 while Islamabad has reported 43 cases and Azad Jammu and Kashmir follows with 2 reported cases.


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