KARACHI: 1,666 new coronavirus cases were detected in Sindh over the previous 24 hours, taking the provincial tally to 34,576, according to Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab.
In a tweet, he said 8,390 tests were conducted in the province, leading to the emergence of 1,666 new infections. During this period, he added, 764 people recuperated from the disease while 20 more died of the virus.
Murtaza Wahabc urged the people to avoid stepping out of their homes unnecessarily.
In another tweet, he said, out of 246 people who arrived in Karachi from Saudi Arabia, 123 people tested positive for the infection. “Federal Govt wanted the flights to open & allow people in without tests. #SindhGovt took tests of the passengers & will now have to trace the passengers & isolate them,” he said.