KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said ninety-two new coronavirus cases had been detected including in slum areas of Sindh during last 24 hours.
In a video message, CM Murad said seven members of a family including a one year old boy and a six year old girl, residents of a slum area, were also tested positive for the viral infection.
“The thing I feared has happened, unfortunately. Coronavirus has been detected in seven members of a family in slum areas. Head of the family had brought the virus from abroad,” he said.
He said 642 tests were conducted across the province in last 24 hours and 92 of them were tested positive. “The total number of infection cases in Sindh has soared to 1128, while 349 of them have recovered, which becomes 31 percent of the affected people. 69 people were recovered and one death took place in last 24 hours,” he said.
CM Murad acknowledged that daily wagers were badly affected of the lockdown.