Karachi’s coronavirus positivity rate hits 11.46% on Friday.
The recent jump to a double-digit positivity ratio in Karachi comes two weeks after the Sindh government decided to ease COVID-19 restrictions that were in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The metropolis’s infection rate was at 8.21% a day earlier, while it hit an alarming 13.81% two days back, as per the data shared by the health department.
A spokesperson for the Sindh Health Department said Karachi had recorded a COVID-19 infection rate of 11.46% in the last 24 hours.
404 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Karachi, with an infection rate of 11.46%, while Hyderabad recorded 15 infections, taking its positivity ratio to 4.11%, he added.
Meanwhile, the remaining districts of Sindh recorded 178 cases, translating into an infection rate of 2.02%, the spokesperson for the province’s health department said.