KARACHI: The total number of coronavirus patients in the province rose to 172 on Tuesday after 17 new cases of the infection were reported in the province, Sindh government representative Murtaza Wahab confirmed.
Taking to Twitter, the chief minister’s adviser on law stated that 134 pilgrims in Sukkar who arrived from Taftan had tested positive for the virus while 140 had tested negative.
Among the 17 new coronavirus cases, two are residents of Karachi while 15 arrived in Sukkur from Karachi.
In Karachi, the affected toll rose to 37 while one coronavirus case was reported from Hyderabad.
Five new cases were reported in the province earlier today, taking the tally from 150 to 155. However, 17 new cases emerged, taking the toll to 172 throughout the province.
This takes the national affected persons toll to 210 from 193.