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Coronavirus Update: Sindh’s fatalities cross 2,400

KARACHI: Sindh’ tally of ÇOVID-19 fatalities crossed 2400 on August 30 when it reported 80 new infections, with three new related deaths, during the last 24 hours across the province.
According to national COVID-19 dashboard, Sindh’s total deaths came as 2401, while overall case tally for the province was 129,348 out which 122,939 recovered from the disease.
The official report disclosed that Sindh in all tested 5,625 samples and found 80 new COVID-19 cases.
On August 27, the number of new cases was 204, which decreased to 98, 89 and 80 on August 28, 29 and 30, respectively.
LUMHS laboratory at Hyderabad handled 4,896 suspected samples, against its maximum capacity of testing 5000 samples per day, during the last 24 hours and found 46 positive cases, including 44 new infections.

As many as 20 COVID-19 laboratories, out of 28 in the province, did not conduct any test during the last 24 hours ending on August 30.

The Karachi laboratories just examined 729 samples, including DUHS (11), CHK (44), AKUH (395), Dr Ziauddin Hospital (46), SIUT (41), JPMC (128) and PCMD-KU (64), and detected 49 positives, including 36 new cases.

As of August 30, the number of patients occupying the intensive care beds at different hospitals of Karachi remained 73, including 17 on ventilators.

The latest district wise overall number of COVID-19 cases came as: Karachi (91,569), Badin (1,104), Dadu (1,243), Ghotki (3,533), Hyderabad (4,893), Jacobabad (1,001), Jamshoro (1,473), Kambar Shahdakot (1,022), Kashmore (978), Khairpur (1,254), Naushero Feroze (993), Sanghar (1,440), Shaheed Benazirabad (1,927), Shikarpur (1,778), Sujawal (547), Sukkur (3,815), Tando Allahyar (808), Tando Mohammad Khan (580), Tharparkar (1191), Thatta (949) and Umerkot (748).

As many as 37 were cured, while 174 were in critical condition, as of August 30 while three people lost their lives to COVID-19 in Sindh on August 29, including two at Karachi and one at Sujawal, according to the official report–PNFS

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