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Karachi’s coronavirus positivity rate hits 11.46%

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.



Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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