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Coronavirus Update: All six casualties from Sindh

KARACHI: All the six COVID-19 fatalities registered country wide on September 9 occurred in Sindh, as the authorities confirmed detection of another 146 new cases during the last 24 hours in the province.
According to the latest official data, the number of COVID-19 deaths had reduced to one on September 6 in Sindh, but hospitals handling the critical patients failed to maintain consistency in term of death figures, an observer reckoned.
Sindh had in all 2,436 fatalities on September 9, with a case fatality rate of (CFR) 1.85%, against Pakistan’s figure of 6,365, with a CFR of 2.12%.
The Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, in his COVID-19 status statement, shared that the number of patients put on ventilators increased to 20 during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am on September 9, while the overall number of critically ill patient stood at 152.
He added that there were 2,076 active COVID-19 patients in the province, including 1,767 in home-isolation, six in isolation centres and 303 hospitalised, while 168 more recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours, taking the tally of the cured cases to 126,603 (96.55%).
The new cases were reported from Karachi (62), Thatta (15), Hyderabad (7), Ghotki (6), Larkana (5), Umerkot (3), Badin (3), Dadu (2), Shaheed Benazirabad (2), Sukkur (2), Jacobabad (1), Mirpurkhas (1), Sanghar (1), Shikarpur (1) and Tando Allahyar (1)–PNFS

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