Thursday Jan 21, 2021
Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab on Thursday stressed on following coronavirus standard operating procedures, saying that a face mask will "protect us against the contagious disease until we get the vaccine".
"Masks are basically [like] a vaccine. Everyone can wear masks, wash their hands and play a role in preventing the COVID-19," he said.
According to a statement issued by Chief Minister House on Thursday, 12 more patients succumbed to coronavirus overnight, taking the death toll to 3,855 in Sindh.
Meanwhile, 716 new cases were diagnosed across the province when 6,380 tests were conducted during the past 24 hours.
As per the statement, the positivity rate of the virus stands at 11.2% in Sindh.