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COVID-19 claims four more lives, infects 386 others

Karachi, February 21, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 4 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll to 4,292 and 386 new cases emerged when 11,040 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday. He added that 4 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,292 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.

Mr. Murad Ali Shah said that 11,040 samples were tested which detected 386 cases that constituted 3.5 percent current detection rate. He added that so far 2,948,971 tests have been conducted against which 256,219 cases were diagnosed, of them 93 percent or 239,111 patients have recovered, including 319 overnight.

The CM said that currently 12,816 patients were under treatment, of them 12,390 were in home isolation, 11 at isolation centers and 415 at different hospitals. He added that the condition of 397 patients was stated to be critical, including 52 shifted to ventilators. According to the statement, out of 386 new cases, 177 have been detected from Karachi, including 58 from South and East each, 26 Korangi, 17 Central, 14 West and 4 Malir.

Hyderabad has 39, Thatto 21, Jamshoro 18, Ghotki 16, Tando Mohammad Khan 15, Larkano 11, Sanghar and Sujawal 8 each, Jacobabad and Kashmore 7 each, Khairpur and Shikarpur 5 each, Badin, Dadu, Qambar-Shahdadkot, MirpurKhas, Tando Allahyar4 each, Naushero Feroze 2, Sukkur and Nawabshah one each new cases reported. The Chief Minister urged people of the province to follow SOPs.

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Press Secretary,
Chief Minister House, Sindh
Tel: +92-21-99202019(Ext: 336)
Website: www.cmsindh.gov.pk

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