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KARACHI: Sindh reported 1,439 new coronavirus cases and 23 deaths on Tuesday.
According to details, in the past 24 hours, 5,454 tests were conducted in the province, of which 26.4 per cent were positive, said the Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah in a statement.
He said that the provincial government has conducted 192,546 tests so far, with 31,086 total positive cases. “In other words, the overall detection of the cases comes to 16.2 per cent while the current detection has been recorded at 26.4 per cent,” he said.
The provincial death toll has hit 526, which is 1.7 per cent of the total reported patients, whereas, the recovery rate stands at 50 per cent, said Shah.
The active cases in the province, include 13,813 in home isolation, 111 in isolation centres, and 1,098 patients admitted at various hospitals.
Elaborating on the cases that have emerged in the past 24 hours, he said that 1,035 of them are from Karachi – 263 from Korangi district, 242 from East district, 166 cases in Central district, 167 in South district, and 58 cases in West district.
Of the rest of the province, Larkana reported 50 cases, Hyderabad 47, Sukkur 40, Khairpur 33, Ghotki 27, Shaheed Benazirabad 17, Badin 15, Sanghar 13, Jamshoro nine, Qambar-Shahdadkot reported six, while five new cases emerged in Sujawal and Shikarpur each, and one each in Umerkot and Matiari districts.