Sindh reported zero coronavirus deaths 5 for the first time since the first virus death in the province.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah announced the news in a Tweet but reminded the public to keep themselves and their families safe.
The first coronavirus case reported in Sindh was on February 26, one of the first two cases in the country. The first case was of a 22-year-old man who had travelled from Iran to Karachi.
Sindh’s first coronavirus death was reported on March 20. The victim was a 77-year-old male. Sindh showed zero coronavirus deaths now.
Coronavirus cases have been on the decline in Pakistan, puzzling experts.
On September 5, 9,738 samples were sent for testing in Sindh and 230 new cases reported. So far, 1,036,313 tests have been conducted in the province (as of Saturday) and 130,483 positive cases reported.
The death toll is currently at 2,422 with 126,164 recoveries.
The province currently has 1,897 people under treatment and 141 are in critical condition, with 16 on ventilators.
The government has warned people not to take the coronavirus lightly, despite dropping cases, and still practice precautionary measures such as wearing a mask and maintaining social distance.
Previously, Punjab reported 55 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed cases across the province to 96,233.
According to Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, zero coronavirus deaths was reported in the province for the third straight day. As many as 874,784 samples have been tested for the presence of Covid-19 thus far. Whereas, the number of people recuperating from the infection has surged to 91,161. The number of people died from the disease in the province stands at 2,188. The Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department requested people to continue taking precautionary measures to keep the virus at bay until it is completed weeded out.