Sindh reports record 1,824 new coronavirus cases, tally soars to 32,910
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said on Wednesday record 1,824 new coronavirus cases were detected within the province over the previous 24 hours, taking the provincial tally to 32,910.
He said 29 more people succumbed to the disease, taking the entire number of fatalities to 555. He added 367 patients are in critical condition while 56 are on ventilators.
1,824 new infections surfaced when record 7,547 tests were conducted, the chief minister said, adding that the amount of individuals who have recuperated from the infection has soared to 16,022 with 487 more patients having recovered over the past 24 hours.
Of the entire new coronavirus, 1,284 were detected in Karachi alone.
Earlier today, Punjab reported 30 more deaths from coronavirus within the past 24 hours, taking the entire number of fatalities to 570, consistent with the first and Secondary Healthcare Department.
A spokesperson for the department said 1639 new coronavirus cases have emerged in Punjab, taking the entire number of infections across the province to 29,484. the amount of individuals recovering from the disease has risen to 7110 while a complete of 252469 tests are conducted within the province (Punjab) thus far , the department said.
Of the new infections, 817 cases were detected in Lahore, 81 cases from Rawalpindi, 50 in Gujranwala, 46 cases reported from Jhelum, Sialkot sees 79 cases, Multan 96, Faisalabad and Sargodha reported 41 cases each.