With 127 coronavirus cases, Gulshan-e-Iqbal in Karachi’s worst affected area

KARACHI: The metropolis’ Gulshan-e-Iqbal locality is the most-affected area from the COVID-19 virus, a report released Thursday by the Sindh health department indicated.

Of all cases in Karachi, the highest number was recorded in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, at 127, whereas Saddar followed with 109 cases, the department’s statistics showed.

Jamshed Town was ranked third, at 42 positive COVID-19 cases, followed closely by Malir, at 41 patients. At least 30 individuals tested positive for the virus in North Karachi.

Two cases each were reported in Balda Town and Gadap Town, while one was confirmed in North Nazimabad, the Sindh health department report noted.

Gender-wise, the breakdown showed 70% of the patients were men and 30% women.

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