Coronavirus Update: Interiors Sindh labs more efficient
He shared that as many as 122,551 patients of Covid-19 have recovered from the diseases, while 3,938 were still active at homes (3,625), isolation centre (7) and hospitals (306), including 214 in critical condition.
With the latest reporting of cases the total number of infections in Sindh reached to 128,877 (13.19%), against the country’s infection rate of 11.61%.
The official data further suggested that 47 % of the people infected by COVID-19 were in the age brackets of 21-40 years, followed by groups of 41-50 years and 11 to 20 years among whom the infection percentage was 14% and 8% respectively.
While the Chief Minister’s statement did not reveal the area of living, age, gender and place of treatment of the deceased people, a report said that 60 out of 163 COVID-19 patients who lost their lives in August till 25 were in home-isolation.
As many as 102, including 98 on ventilators, died at hospital during the same period. Nine of the 11 patients to perish due to COVID-19 on August 25 in Sindh belonged to Karachi while two of them were from Hyderabad. One of these died at home.
The breakdown of new infections reported on August 26 remained as Karachi (85), Thatta (39), Badin (9), Jamhsoro (8), Thatta (7), Tando Allahyar (7), Umerkot (5), Hyderabad (3), Matiari (3), Larkana (3), Sanghar (3), Shaheed Benazirabad ( 3), Shikarpur (2), Ghotki (1), Kambar Shahdadkot (1), Kashmore (1), Mirpurkhas (1), Naushero Feroze (1) and Sukkur–PNFS