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COVID-19 claimed 3 more lives, infected 146 | Instant News


KARACHI – A total of three coronavirus patients died overnight across Sindh, bringing the death toll to 4,353 while 146 new cases emerged when 7,315 tests were carried out.

This was stated by Chief Minister (CM) Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued on Monday. He added that three COVID-19 patients lost their lives in Sindh, bringing the death toll to 4,353 which is a 1.7 percent death rate.

Shah said 7,315 samples tested detected 146 cases which is 2 percent of the current detection rate. He added that so far 3,027,006 examinations had been carried out with 258,411 diagnosed cases, 94 percent or 242,214 patients had recovered, including 350 overnight. CM said currently 11,844 patients were being treated, 11,655 of whom are in home isolation, eight in isolation centers and 348 in different hospitals. He added that 315 patients were declared critical, including 48 people being switched to ventilators.

According to the statement, of the 146 new cases, 62 have been detected from Karachi, including 26 from the East, 17 from Korangi, 8 from the South, 7 from the Middle, 3 from the West and 1 from Malir. Thatta has 12, Hyderabad 9, Matiari 8, Dadu 7, Sujawal 6, Tando Allahyar 5, Mirpurkhas 4, Ghotki, Larkana, Nausheroferoze, Umerkot and Jacobabad 3 each, Jamshoro, Khairpur and Kamber 2 each, Badin and Shaheed Benazirabad 1 each.

CM urged the provincial community to follow the SOP.

55 more shaman clinics closed in Sindh

The Anti-Shamanism Directorate of the Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) has closed another 55 clinics run by traditional healers in various districts in Sindh province.

The inspection team from the Anti-Quackery Directorate conducted 147 field visits across Sindh to shaman outlets and sealed off 55 clinics run by shamans. A total of 4,476 Healthcare Establishments (HCEs) have closed in Sindh so far.

Meanwhile, the Directorate of Governance and Clinical Training conducted training of hospital representatives on Sindh Service Standards for Hospitals at the SHCC Karachi head office. Hospital staff are informed about the functioning of the SHCC and trained on service delivery standards. Ten representatives from five hospitals completed the training.

In the training, it was emphasized that all hospitals must strictly adhere to infection control, infectious waste management and COVID-19 protocols. Likewise, another training session was conducted for Hakeem and the clinic on relevant service delivery standards. Seventeen general practitioners from the Eastern district attended the session for the clinic and 10 Hakeem attended the session for Tibb-e-Unani.

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COVID-19 claimed four more lives, infecting 386 others in Sindh | Instant News


KARACHI – As many as four more COVID-19 patients died overnight, bringing the death toll to 4,292 and 386 new cases emerged when 1,040 tests were carried out in Sindh. This was conveyed by the Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued in Jakarta, Sunday. He added that four more COVID-19 patients lost their lives bringing the death toll to 4,292. Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the 11040 samples tested detected 386 cases. He added that so far 2948,971 tests had been carried out of which 25,619 cases had been diagnosed, of which 239,111 patients had recovered, including 319 overnight. Sindh CM said that currently 12,816 patients were being treated, of whom 12,390 were in home isolation, 11 in isolation centers and 415 in different hospitals. He added that the condition of 397 patients was declared critical, including 52 who had switched to a ventilator.

According to the statement, of the 386 new cases, 177 have been detected from Karachi, including 58 from the East, 58 South, 14 Central, 4 Malir, 17 West and Korangi 26. Hyderabad has 39, Shikarpur 5, Badin 04, Dadu 4, Thatta 21 , Ghotki 16, Sujawal 08.

Jacobabad 7, Tando Allahyar 4, Tando Muhammad khan 15, Qambar four, Kashmore seven, Khairpur five, Mirpurkhas four, Sukkur one, and Shaheed Benazirabad one.

The Chief Minister urged the provincial community to follow the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

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COVID-19 claims 13 more patients, infected another 421 – Pakistan | Instant News


Published in 13 February 2021 18:43

COVID-19 claims 13 more patients, infecting 421 others

KARACHI (Dunya News) – More than 13 Coronavirus patients died overnight bringing the death toll to 4,212 and 421 new cases emerged when 10,584 tests were carried out.

This was stated by the Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued in Jakarta, Saturday. He added that 13 more COVID-19 patients lost their lives, increasing the death toll to 4,212 which is a 1.6 percent death rate.

Shah said the 10,584 samples tested detected 421 cases which is 4 percent of the current detection rate. He added that so far 2,863,426 tests had been carried out on 253,510 diagnosed cases, 93 percent or 235,143 patients had recovered, including 559 overnight.

CM said there were currently 14,155 patients in care, 13,631 in home isolation, 9 in isolation centers and 515 in different hospitals. He added that 471 patients were in critical condition, including 63 who switched to ventilators.

According to information, of the 421 new cases, 261 were detected from Karachi, including 92 from the East, 61 Central, 37 West, 32 South, 22 Korangi and 17 Malir.

Hyderabad has 54 each, Kamber 17, Thatta 15, Jamshoro 14, Mirpurkhas and Ghotki 9, Khairpur, Badin and Jacobabad 5 each, Nausheroferoze 4, Sujawal and Tando Allahyar 3 each, Umerkot 2 and Sukkur 1 each.
The main minister urged the provincial community to follow the SOP.

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Covid-19 claimed 16 more lives, infecting 371 others | Instant News


KARACHI: The new coronavirus has claimed more than 16 lives in Sindh over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll in the province to 4,199.

The condition was declared critical, and 63 of them were on a ventilator. In addition to 16 more deaths overnight, 371 new cases emerged when 10,679 tests were carried out, Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said in his daily Covid-19 situation report on Friday.

Sixteen more deaths bring the toll to 4,199, which is 1.6 percent of the death rate in the province.

Shah noted that 10,679 samples were tested over the past 24 hours, and 371 people were diagnosed with an infectious disease.

So far 2,852,842 tests have been conducted, resulting in 253,089 positive cases. Of those 93 percent or 234,584 patients had recovered, including 4,939 overnight. According to the Minister of Home Affairs, of the 371 new cases, 172 of them have been detected in Karachi, 70 in East District, 48 in South District, 27 in Tengah District, 15 in Korangi District, nine in West District, and three in Malir District.

Hyderabad reported 32 new cases, each Matiari 17, Nawabshah 15, Jamshoro 14, Khairpur, Mirpurkhas, Dadu and Ghotki 11, Thatta 10, Sanghar 9, Badin and Kashmore seven, Shikarpur six, Jacobabad five, Larkana, Tando Allahyar and Sujawal four each, Umerkot Three, Qamber and Nausheroferoze Two. The Prime Minister again appealed to the public to follow standard operating procedures.

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COVID-19 in Sindh claimed more than 25 lives, infecting 324 | Instant News


KARACHI – As many as 25 more coronavirus patients died in Sindh overnight, bringing the death toll to 4,157 and 324 new cases when 9,599 tests were carried out.

This was disclosed by Chief Minister (CM) Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued on Tuesday. He added that over 25 COVID-19 patients lost their lives, increasing the death toll to 4,157 which is a 1.6 percent death rate. Shah said that the 9,599 samples tested detected 324 cases which is the current detection rate of 3.4 percent. He added that so far 2,820,284 tests had been carried out on 251,757 diagnosed cases, of whom 91 percent or 228,592 patients had recovered, including 644 overnight.

CM said currently 19,008 patients were being treated, 18,460 were isolated at home, 8 in isolation centers and 540 in different hospitals.

He added that the condition of 497 patients was declared critical, including 66 people who had switched to a ventilator.

According to the statement, of the 324 new cases, 167 were detected from Karachi, including 66 from the East, 56 from the South, 18 from Malir, 14 from the West, 12 from the Middle, and 1 from Korangi. Hyderabad has 31, Mirpurkhas 20, Jamshoro 18, Sujawal 17, Ghotki 10, Matiari 9, Sukkur 8, Badin and Jacobabad 6 respectively, Nausheroferoze and Umerkot 4, Shaheed Benazirabad and Tando Muhammad Khan 2, Khairpur, Larkana, Tando Allahyar and Sanghar respectively.

CM urged the provincial community to follow the SOP.

18,598 health workers administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Sindh

A total of 18,598 frontline health care professionals have been given the COVID-19 vaccine in Sindh province, an official at the Sindh health department told media on Tuesday.

According to data shared by the Sindh health department, a total of 18,598 health care professionals have been vaccinated in Sindh province since 02 February 2021 of which 2,453 are health care professionals vaccinated at the Khaliq Dina Hall Karachi Vaccination Center, 1,146 at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, 1,695 at the University Dow Health Sciences Ojha Campus, 2,486 at the Sindh Qatar Orangi Government Hospital, 675 at the Sindh Karachi New Government Hospital 1,267 at the Sindh Liaquatabad Government Hospital, 666 at the Sindh Government Children’s Hospital, 2,003 at the Sindh Korangi Government Hospital No. 5 and 1,838 at Malir Hospital.

Apart from Karachi, 1,542 frontline health care workers were inoculated to fight the coronavirus at Liaquat University of Medical Sciences (LUMS), and 2,827 at the KIA Shaheed Benazirabad Center.

Further data showed that 14,229 health workers were vaccinated in Karachi in six days out of a total of 18,598.

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