By Mukhtar Alam(Pakistan News & Features Services)
The Sindh Health Minister, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, confirmed another death due to Coronavirus infection on April 1, disclosing that the 59-year-old-patient was a resident of Karachi, having been brought to the hospital on March 19 upon his return from Saudi Arabia.
The patient had tested positive for corona the same day and was given the ventilator aid from his first day of admission at the hospital. The patient was also stated to have a history of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
On the other hand, the health authorities providing the daily Corona updates said that in all 33 new cases of corona infection were detected in Karachi on April 1 which brought the tally of Coronavirus patients to 709 in the province, out of which 55 have recovered their health.
The total number of corona tests conducted in Sindh since February 26 was recorded as 6,948 as such the infection rate came as 10.20%.