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  • 23 Sindh Police officers have died of COVID-19 to this point
  • 614 police personnel at the moment have coronavirus
  • 4,609 police officers have recovered 

KARACHI: No less than 199 officers of the Sindh Police have examined optimistic for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in simply 4 days, a spokesperson for the provincial police division mentioned on Wednesday. 

The spokesperson added {that a} complete of 5,246 police officers have contracted the novel coronavirus to this point whereas 614 are at the moment present process remedy. The virus has claimed the lives of 23 police personnel whereas 4,609 have recovered. 

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Sindh is the toughest hit province with 237,308 infections recorded because the novel coronavirus was first detected in late February final yr. At the moment, the energetic variety of circumstances throughout the province stands at 18,377. 

Information issued by the provincial authorities reveals 21,629 individuals have examined optimistic for the SARS-CoV-2 virus because the starting of January 2021. In virtually a yr because the virus was first detected within the province, no less than 3,830 individuals have died of it.

For the reason that Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) green-lighted two anti-coronavirus vaccines for emergency use, the AstraZeneca-Oxford and the vaccine by China’s Sinopharm, Sindh Well being Division has sought Rs1.5 billion for procurement of the inoculations. 

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