The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Mirpurkhas, Zahid Memon died after fighting against the Coronavirus on Thursday, according to the latest reports on local TV.
According to details, Zahid Memon was sent to a private hospital in Karachi after been affected by the novel coronavirus. He was put on a ventilator by the doctors due to his condition.
The body of the deceased DC Mirpurkhas would be handed over to his family by implementing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set to contain coronavirus spread said, hospital sources.
The novel coronavirus had claimed two more lives on Wednesday and infected more than 300 people during the past 24 hours in Sindh and most of the cases were reported from Karachi.
In a statement on the daily COVID-19 situation in the province, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had said that two more people died from the COVID-19 during the past 24 hours. He had said that 10,9400 samples were tested today, which detected 311 cases of COVID-19. According to Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah out of 311 new Covid-19 cases, 221 were reported in Karachi alone.