Tuesday, June 28, 2022

No death from coronavirus in Sindh during past 24-hours: Murad Ali Shah


KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday announced that no death was reported from coronavirus in the province during the past 24-hours, ARY NEWS reported.

Giving a daily briefing on the coronavirus situation, the chief minister said that they have conducted 9,738 tests for the virus which resulted in 230 positive cases during the past 24 hours.

“We have so far performed 1,036,313 tests in the province with 130,483 of them resulting positive,” he said adding that overall 2,422 people have died from the virus in the province.

The chief minister said that the province recorded 2,152 recoveries during the last 24 hours, bringing the tally of recoveries to 126,164.

“We have currently 1,897 active patients of coronavirus in the province,” Murad Ali Shah said.

Giving details of COVID-19 figures in Karachi, the chief minister said that out of 230 tests performed, 120 people have tested positive for the virus in the past 24 hours.

Pakistan’s COVID-19 tally

Pakistan reported 513 new cases of the novel coronavirus during the last 24 hours, taking the national tally of infections to 298,025 on Saturday.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), five more people succumbed to the deadly virus during this period, lifting the death toll from the disease to 6,340.

As many as 282,553 patients have recovered from the coronavirus in the country with active cases going down to 9,123. 24,857 samples were tested over the past 24 hours, out of which 513 turned out to be positive.

Thus far, Sindh has reported 130,253 confirmed cases of the virus, Punjab 97,118, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 36,498, Balochistan 13,157, Islamabad 15,726, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 2,313 and Gilgit Baltistan 2,960.


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