Sindh’s Death Rate From Coronavirus Rises To 2.3%
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has raised concern over the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the province, in a video statement released on Tuesday.
He said that Sindh has recorded 66 new cases and four people have lost their lives to the virus. “The death rate has increased from 2.1% to 2.3% in the province,” he said.
On Tuesday, Pakistan reported its 100th death from the novel coronavirus out of which 35 are from Sindh.
Murad Ali Shah also said that 663 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours out of which 66 came back positive. However, the total number of tests conducted in the province have reached to 14,503.
The chief minister further said 671 patients were in isolation at their homes, while 58 were under treatment in isolation centres and 327 in different hospitals in the city. As of now, there are 1,056 patients under treatment,” Shah said.
Eight patients have recovered in the last 24 hours making the number of recovered patients in the province 427, he noted.