Sindh on Thursday has reported 556 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily totals since July 29.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in a statement said that province’s case tally now stands at 148,343.
The province also recorded 17 deaths during the past 24 hours, a three-month record.
The last time Sindh had reported more deaths in a single was on July 30.
The provincial death toll has raised to 2,664.
According to the CM Sindh, a total of 11,530 tests were carried out during the last 24 hours.
The surge in COVID-19 cases indicates that Sindh’s positivity rate has climbed to nearly five per cent.