Coronavirus Update: Sindh’s infection remains higher than national average
He further said that there were still 4,288 active patients of COVID-19 in the province, out of which 3,888 were isolated in homes and eight isolation centres, while 392 were admitted to hospitals, with 216 being critically ill.
Karachi registered 144 (52%) of the new cases, followed by Sujawal (12), Matiari (11), Khairpur (10), Umerkot (10), Shikarpur (9), Tando Allahyar (9), Hyderabad (7), Sukkur (6), Thatta (6), Jacobabad (5), Badin (5), Kambar Shadadkot (5), Larkana (4), Sanghar (4), Jamshoro (3), Tando Mohammad Khan (3), Mirpurkhas (3), Ghotki (2) and Naushero Feroze (2).
The province in all tested 9,044 samples during the last 24 hours ending on August 16 afternoon, pushing the tally of samples tested so far to 891,530 for Sindh.
The Chief Minister’s confirmed five new deaths, without giving details of hospitals, districts, gender and age of the deceased people.
A total 2,322 COVID-19 fatalities have been recorded in Sindh, against the national figure of 6,175 deaths. According to an official report, four deaths took place in Sindh on August 15 and all the deceased belonged to Karachi, with no one in home isolation. In all 23 patients died at home during August across the country–PNFS