181968 corona patients recovered in 200 public sector hospitals: Secy

Staff Reporter

Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department Punjab, Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan has said that as many as 181968 corona patients were recovered in 200 public sector hospitals being run under the control of Specialized and
Primary & Secondary Healthcare departments while 733 patients were recovered during the last 24hours.

In a statement issued here on Sunday, he said that 6513 beds are reserved in all government owned hospitals for corona patients, out of which 4149 beds are unoccupied.

Likewise, 1607 beds reserved in government hospitals of the provincial metropolis
and 786 beds are vacant so far, he added.

Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan said that in view of the surging corona pandemic, the Specialized Healthcare Department has arranged 3103 beds in Isolation wards of all govt.

hospitals in the province, out of which, 2378 beds are vacant. However, 446
beds for corona patients are reserved in isolation wards set up in govt. hospitals of Lahore and 309 beds are unoccupied.

In addition, 2769 beds are also reserved in HDU for patients suffering from Covid-19 in all the hospitals of Punjab government and 1495 beds are vacant while, in hospitals of Lahore, 906 beds reserved in HDU and 435 beds are unoccupied, he added.

The Secretary SHC said that the specialized healthcare has arranged 640 ventilators for corona patients in all hospitals of the provincial government, of which 365 ventilators are under use while 275 are unoccupied.

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