Karachi: A new type of coronavirus has been confirmed in 3 passengers coming from the UK, coronavirus test of 6 passengers coming from the UK came positive.

According to details, the Sindh Health Department confirmed the new strain of coronavirus in 3 out of 12 passengers coming from the UK.

The Sindh Health Department says that 6 out of 12 passengers coming from the UK are positive for the virus, while 3 out of 6 positive cases are similar to the new virus. The virus also bears a resemblance to the type of genotype that emerged in the UK.

The Sindh Health Department said that the information of the people who come in contact with the passengers is being taken. All the people who come in contact will have Karuna tests.

On the other hand, 63 patients of coronavirus died in the last 24 hours across Pakistan after which the number of deaths from the coronavirus in the country rose to 9,992.

According to the National Command Center, 1,776 new cases of coronavirus were detected in 24 hours, bringing the total number of corona cases in the country to 475,085.

The number of active cases of coronavirus in the country is 39,599 while 4,25,494 patients of coronavirus have recovered.

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