Coronavirus Update: Karachi reports 300 more cases in single day
KARACHI: Yet another 378 samples out of 12,097 were tested positive for COVID-19 in Sindh, raising the daily infection rate to 3% for Sindh on September 28 when the authorities also confirmed three new related fatalities.
A maximum 300 (79%) new findings pertained to Karachi’s six districts, including South (109 cases), East (92), Korangi (45), Central (25), Malir (25) and West (4). The other districts that reported new cases during the 24 hours ending 8 am on September 28 included Hyderabad (16), Badin (13), Dadu (2), Shikarpur (2), Sukkur (2), Ghotki (1), Mirpurkhas (1), Sanghar (1), Tando Allahyar (1), Tando Mohammad Khan (1), and others.
In his COVID-19 statement, the Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, shared that overall 136,395 people were infected with the lethal virus, while the death tally reached to 2495 on September 28.
“With 139 cured, lately, total number of patients recovered from the diseases stands as 129,892 now,” he stated.
He further said that of the 4,008 COVID patients, 3,725 were in home-isolation, while six at the isolation centres and 277 at different hospitals, adding that there were 158 patients whose health condition was stated critical, while 29 were being given the ventilator support–PNFS