Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday stated that at least 239 new COVID-19 cases reported in the province in past 24 hours.
In a statement issued here on Saturday, the chief minister said that five more patients of novel coronavirus died in 24 hours increasing the death toll to 2579 in the province.
He said that 180 more patients of the coronavirus recuperated while 9094 samples were tested in 24 hours in the province.
The active patient toll reached 4460 across the province, Chief Minister Shah said. He urged the people of the province to observe SOPs strictly.
Thirteen more people died from coronavirus-related complications in the country over the past 24 hours, taking the death toll from the disease to 6,638.
As per the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 641 new infections surfaced when 32,465 samples were tested during this period, lifting the national tally of cases to 322,452.
Around 306,640 people have recovered from the deadly virus with addition of 805 recoveries recorded over the previous 24 hours.
There are a total of 9,174 active cases of Covid-19 in the country. Of the total patients under treatment, 567 are said to be in critical condition.
A total of 39,43,734 tests have been conducted so far.
So far, Sindh has reported 141,474 cases, Punjab 101,425, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 38,565, Balochistan 15,644, Islamabad 17,913, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 3,398, and Gilgit Baltistan 4,033.