Coronavirus Update: Pakistan 424, Sindh 212
With the registration of more cases on September 2, Sindh’s daily infection rate rose to 3.35%, while the overall tally of infection reached to 129,827, ie 12.75% of the 1,018,013 samples tested since February 26 when the disease erupted in Sindh.
The Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, in his daily COVID-19 statement, shared that 123,605 patients have recovered from the diseases, while 3,807 were receiving the treatment at homes (3,492), at isolation centres (six) and hospitals (309), adding that as many as 140 patients were stated as critically ill, while 15 were on ventilators.
Karachi, where the daily infection rate was witnessed increasing again, registered 147 (69.33%) positive case till September 2 morning, followed by Thatta (9), Badin (6), Sanghar 93), Sujawal (3), Shaheed Benazirabad (3), Tando Mohammad Khan (2), Ghotki (2), Jacobabad (2), Matiari (2), Jamshoro 1), Khairpur (1), Larkana (10), Mirpurkhas (1), Tando Allahyar (1), Umerkot (1) and others.
In the meantime, Sindh’s overall death tally reached to 2,415 on September 2, when the East and Central districts of Karachi registered two new deaths each, followed by Hyderabad (1) and Karachi Korangi (1)–PNFS