Coronavirus Update: Sindh’s tally inches towards 5,000
KARACHI: The tally of coronavirus positive cases in Sindh reached to 4,956, with 85 related deaths, as another 341 new cases were reported from across the province, with 4 deaths on April 27.
According to official sources, four men of ages ranging from 62 to 89 years died due COVID-19 infection at the Aga Khan Hospital, Ziauddin Hospital and Indus Hospital in the city, which recorded a total of 79 deaths due to the virus, followed by Hyderabad (3), Sukkur (2) and Shaheed Benazirabad (1).
It was further learnt that in all 57,562 people were screened, while 43,949 suspects were tested for COVID-19.
The positive tested cases included 74.3% males and 25.7% females. The frequency of cases by age was found as 01-10 years –193, 11-20 –391, 21-30 –1117, 31-40 –955, 41-50 –675, 51-60 –657, 61-70 –412, 71-80 –127, 81-90 –20, and 91-100 –one, while 557 got cured in last 15 days.
According to the sources a total 2,733 tests were conducted at 10 designated laboratories during the last 24 hours ending at 8am on April 27, against a capacity of conducting 3,720 cumulatively per day.
The Sindh health department’s daily data on corona cases revealed that 275 new cases were detected in Karachi, 23 in Khairpur, 12 in Hyderabad, 12 in Larkana, eight in Ghotki, four in Sukkur, two in Matiari, one each at Thatta and Jacobabad while 53 patients recovered from the diseases in the last 24 hours–PNFS