KARACHI: Amid a spike in coronavirus cases after the start of the second wave of Covid-19, hospitalisations due to the disease across the country have doubled over the past two weeks. The Sindh Health Department today tweeted a list of hospitals with vacant ICU and HDU beds reserved for Covid-19 patients in different cities, including Karachi, Hyderabad, Larkana, Sukkur and Nawabshah. Also Read: 58 patients on ventilators at Karachi hospitals: health deptt According to the government's portal on Covid-19, the…
Umar said country might face a medical emergency with present Covid positivity as it is anticipating a June-like situation in coming weeks
COVID-19 patients are being given oxygen on stretchers as the country runs out of beds.
The doctors have threatened to lockdown hospitals to protest against NICVD firing incident where their fellow doctor was injured by firing of a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) official.
Lt Gen Mohammad Afzal visited different hospitals in Karachi to inspect the availability of necessary medical equipment in the facilities dedicated for coronavirus patients.
The federal government has sought a detailed inventory report on all medical equipment and expensive machinery present in the three healthcare facilities.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government decided to issue uniform policy guidelines to all teaching hospitals for infected patients.
He, however, said that beds and other facilities needed to treat COVID-19 patients are still available in some government hospitals.
The number of new Covid-19 infections has seen an alarming increase in the province after Eidul Fitr
We have 4200 ventilators available in public sector hospitals across the country, said NDMA Chairman Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal.