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June 13, 2021

Covid-19 claims 16 more lives, infects 583 others

 
June 13, 2021

Covid-19 claimed 16 more lives in Sindh during the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,236 in the province, said Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in his daily Covid-19 situation report on Saturday.

Meanwhile, 703 patients were under treatment at different hospitals, of whom condition of 651 patients was said to be critical while 60 of them had been put onto life support.

In addition to the 16 deaths overnight in Sindh, 583 new cases of the viral disease emerged during the past 24 hours after 12,376 tests were conducted, that it constituted a 4.7 per cent current detection rate.

So far 4,273,258 tests had been conducted in Sindh, against which 327,587 cases were diagnosed, of which 91.4 per cent or 299,175 patients had recovered, including 831 overnight. The CM added that currently 23,176 patients were under treatment, of whom 22,452 were in home isolation, 21 at isolation centres and 703 at different hospitals.

Out of the 583 new cases, 381 were detected from Karachi, including 171 from District East, 65 District South, 45 District Central, 36 District Malir, 33 District Korangi and 31 District West.

In the rest of Sindh Hyderabad had 35 new cases, Nausheroferoze 18, Tando Muhammad Khan 15, Thatta 14, Sanghar, Dadu and Jamshoro 12 each, Badin and Sujawal nine each, Larkana and Tharparkar eight each, Jacobabad and Kamber seven each, Umerkot five, Shaheed Benazirabad four, Tando Allahyar three, Kashmore and Sukkur two each, Ghotki and Mirpurkhas one each.