Sindh for the first time in 5 months, on Saturday, reported not a single COVID-19 related death.
According to a statement from the Chief Minister House, Sindh reported no virus fatalities in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the provincial death toll stands at 2,422. Sindh has reported 230 new Covid-19 cases, taking the provincial total to 130,483.
More than 2,100 people recover from the virus in the last 24 hours, according to the statement.
“Not a single death was reported in the province due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours which is a very good sign. It is the first time since March 19 that we have not lost any life because of Coronavirus infection in the province. Unfortunately, we have 230 new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases to 130,483 in the province,” Said CM Murad Ali Shah said in his daily COVID-19 situation report on Saturday.
According to the CM, 9,738 samples were tested over 24 hours, taking the tally to 130,483, while Saturday proved to be the lucky day when no death was reported.
In percentage terms, this constitutes a 2% current detection rate.
CM Shah said that currently, 1,897 patients were being treated including 1,578 in-home isolation, six at isolation centers, and 313 in different hospitals. While the condition of 157 patients was critical, including 16 who are on ventilators.
Out of 230 new cases, 120 were from Karachi, he said. They included 38 South, 32 East, 27 Korangi, 12 Central, six Malir, and five West. Mirpurkhas has 14 cases, Hyderabad eight, Badin seven, Qamabr, and Shaheed Benazirabad five each, Dadu four, Larkana, Naushehroferoze, Shikarpur, and Umerkot three each, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Sukkur, and Thatta two each and Ghotki and Jacobabad once each.