Public hospitals treat 186000 Corona patients successfully

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Staff Reporter

As many as 186376 corona patients were recovered in 200 public sector hospitals being run under the control of Specialized and Primary & Secondary Healthcare departments.

Among these hospitals 30 are situated in Lahore while 706 patients were recovered during the last 24 hours.

This was disclosed by Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan, Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department, Punjab on Saturday.
He said that 6751 beds are reserved in all govt.

owned hospitals for corona patients, out of which 4147 beds are unoccupied. Likewise, 1603 beds reserved in govt. hospitals of the provincial metropolis and 796 beds are vacant so far, he added.

The Secretary SHC&MED added that in view of the surging corona pandemic, the Specialized Healthcare Department has arranged 3240 beds in Isolation wards of all govt.

hospitals in the province, out of which, 2361 beds are vacant. However, 447 beds for corona patients are reserved in isolation wards set up in govt. hospitals of Lahore and 302 beds are unoccupied.

In addition, 2884 beds are also reserved in HDU for patients suffering from Covid-19 in all the hospitals of Punjab government and 1465 beds are vacant while, in hospitals of Lahore, 906 beds reserved in HDU and 448 beds are unoccupied, Nabeel Awan added.

The Secretary SHC said that the specialized healthcare has arranged 683 ventilators for corona patients in all hospitals of the provincial government, of which 396 ventilators are under use while 287 are unoccupied.

Around 260 ventilators are reserved in Lahore hospitals, of which 214 are occupied and 46 ventilators are vacant, concluded Nabeel Awan.

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