278,908 Corona patients recovered

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Staff Reporter

As many as 278908 corona patients are recovered in the public sector hospitals being run under the control of Specialized and Primary & Secondary Healthcare departments, while 2068 patients are recovered during the last 24 hours.

This was disclosed by Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan Secretary Specialized Healthcare Punjab today. He said that 7549 beds were reserved in all govt.

hospitals for corona patients, out of which 5141 beds were unoccupied. Likewise, 1624 beds reserved in govt. hospitals of the provincial metropolis.
and 1068 beds were vacant so far.

The Secretary SHC&MED said that in view of the surging corona pandemic, the department had arranged 3257 beds in Isolation wards of all govt. hospitals in the province, out of which, 2601 beds were vacant.

However, 425 beds for corona patients are reserved in isolation wards set up in govt. hospitals of Lahore and 334 beds are unoccupied.

In addition, 3527 beds are also reserved in HDU for patients suffering from Covid-19 in all the hospitals of Punjab government and 2144 beds are vacant while, in hospitals of Lahore, 927 beds reserved in HDU and 640 beds are unoccupied, Nabeel Awan added.

The Secretary SHC said the health department had arranged 764 ventilators for corona patients in all hospitals of the provincial government, of which 369 ventilators were under use while 395 were unoccupied.

Around 272 ventilators are reserved in Lahore hospitals, of which 178 are occupied and 94 ventilators are vacant, said Nabeel Awan.