Coronavirus Update: No death in Sindh after almost six months
The Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, in a message tweeted on September 5 that almost after six very difficult months they had no COVID-19 death in Sindh.
Resuming his statements after a gap of few days, he disclosed that there were 1,897 active COVID-19 patients across the province, including 1,578 at homes, six in isolation centres and 313 at the various hospitals, adding that as many as 141 were in the critical phase, while 16 were put of ventilators, as of September 5.
He urged people not to forget wearing a mask and keep themselves and their families safe.
Keen observers feared that the sighs of contentment were not going to be permanent in the given condition. The number of daily infection was still higher in Sindh, on the other hand the designated hospitals have not been able to check the cases turning critical and seeking ventilator intervention, the last hope for them in the intensive care units, they remarked.
In all 9,738 samples were tested for COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, with a positivity rate of 2.36%. Karachi reported 120 (52%) new cases, followed by Mirpurkhas (14), Hyderabad (8), Badin (7), Kambar Shadadkot (5), Shaheed Benazirabad (5), Dadu (4), Larkana (3), Naushero Feroze (3), Shikarpur (3), Umerkot (3), Jamshoro (2), Khairpur (2), Sukkur (2), Thatta (2), Ghotki (01) and Jacobabad (01)–PNFS