KARACHI: 1402 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Sindh over the past 24 hours, rising the tally of infections to 29,647 across the province.
In a statement on the coronavirus situation, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said 1402 new infections were detected when 6,289 tests were conducted. 22 more people died from the disease in the previous 24 hours, taking the number of fatalities 503 in the province, he added.
A total of 180,803 tests have been conducted in the province, the CM disclosed.
He said 342 patients are in critical condition, of them 71 are on ventilators. 785 more people recuperated from the disease and discharged to their respective homes as the number of people defeating the deadly virus has surged to 14,590.