7 of a family diagnosed with COVID-19 in Karachi
KARACHI (92 News) – Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah has informed the public that seven members of a single family have been diagnosed in Karachi with COVID-19. In a video message, the chief minister said that initially, one person from the family had gone out and was infected. The disease then passed on to other members of the family, including a one-year-old boy and six-year-old girl. He appealed form the people who were going out to receive ration bags or cash being distributed by the government, to take precautionary measures and practice social distancing. Murad Ali Shah also confirmed that 92 new cases had surfaced in the province over the past 24 hours, while 69 people had recovered. One more person had passed away. He said that 1,380 pilgrims had arrived in Sindh, out of whom 1,108 tested negative. Even so, he said, they were quarantined for 14 days and had gone home yesterday. The Sindh chief minister also maintained that it would take a while for the lockdown to be lifted and once it is, industries and business would have to ensure that preventive measures are being taken.