Every facility ordered for isolation centres


Every district headquarter’s isolation centre must have all facilities, including water, drainage, electricity, solid waste disposal and washrooms, says Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
The CM presided over two meetings of the health department’s quarantine and isolation accommodation committee on Monday. The chief minister, on the recommendation of the committee directed the PDMA director-general to arrange or hire large halls to set up isolation centres in every district headquarter and provide them beds, fans and other facilities. It was decided that an isolation centre with 193 beds will be established in the City Hospital and 104-bed ICUs in six hospitals of Karachi.
A 59-bed isolation ward will be established in Civil hospital, 65-bed ward in Jinnah Hospital and 69-bed ward in Lyari General Hospital. An ICU unit of 12 beds is being established in Civil hospital, 15 beds in JPMC, 18 beds in Lyari General Hospital, 26 beds in Trauma Center, eight in Ojha and 25 in Services Hospital.

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