KARACHI: Only one Covid-19 patient died overnight while 997 new cases emerged when 10,730 tests were conducted.
In a statement, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the death of one more patient lifted the death toll to 4,794 constituting 1.6 per cent death rate.
He said that 10,730 samples were tested which detected 997 cases that constituted 9.3pc current detection rate.
The CM said that so far 3,840,971 tests have been conducted against which 298,061 cases were diagnosed, of them 92.5pc or 275,589 patients have recovered, including 2,386 overnight.
Published in Dawn, May 16th, 2021