KARACHI: Towns of Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Saddar and North Nazimabad have so far reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Karachi, which along with Sukkur constitute the majority of coronavirus cases in Sindh.
Hypertension and diabetes were found to be the most common underlying health conditions in patients who died. Most of them were among the 60-69 (37pc) age-group and 70-79 age-group (26pc).
This analysis was part of a report prepared by the Provincial and Regional Disease Surveillance and Response Units working under the Directorate General Health Services, Sindh.
According to the report, surveillance on Covid-19 was started as soon as the health department received a report from the Aga Khan University Hospital about suspected coronavirus patients.