KARACHI: The Sindh chief minister on Sunday said as many as 19 more patients of coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,833 and 2,343 new cases emerged when 18,122 tests were conducted.

In a statement, he said that death rate remained at 1.6 per cent. He added that 18,122 samples were tested which detected 2,343 cases that constituted 12.7 per cent current detection rate. He added that so far 4,891,722 tests had been conducted against which 367,075 cases were diagnosed, of them 88.2 per cent or 323,585 patients had recovered.

The CM said currently 37,657 patients were under treatment and 36,446 of them were in home isolation.

Published in Dawn, July 26th, 2021

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