Twenty-eight new novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Karachi on Thursday, taking the COVID-19 patients tally to 245 in Sindh and 454 in Pakistan.
Sindh has so far reported the highest number of coronavirus cases with 151 in Sukkur, 93 in Karachi, and one in Hyderabad.
Meanwhile, a third patient of the COVID-19 was released today from a hospital after recovery.
The patient was a resident of Hyderabad and was diagnosed in Karachi.
Murtaza Wahab, a spokesperson for the provincial government, in a tweet said: “Third patient of #COVIDー19 in #Sindh who was being kept in isolation has Alhamdolillah recovered & has tested negative.”
Earlier today, Punjab Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid confirmed that 45 new coronavirus cases have been detected in the province.
Addressing a press conference, she announced that the tally of cases in Punjab has climbed to 78 after 45 more tested positive for COVID-19.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has confirmed 60 fresh cases of the contagious disease in the province, pushing the total tally to 76. Later, the provincial health ministry reported the positive patients of COVID-19 81.
K-P confirmed four new cases pushing the provincial tally to 23.
According to Commissioner Gilgit Usman Ahmad, eight more cases of the novel coronavirus tested positive in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), taking the toll to 21.