Secretary Health sees decline in Covid -19 wave



Staff Reporter

As many as 302706 corona patients are recovered in the public sector hospitals being run under the control of Specialized and Primary & Secondary Healthcare departments, while 302 patients are recovered during the last 24 hours.

This was disclosed by Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan Secretary Specialized Healthcare Punjab today. He said that a decline in wave of Corona pandemic was witnessed in the province which reflects that out of 7465 beds reserved in all govt. hospitals for corona patients, 6634 beds were lying unoccupied. Likewise, 1555 beds reserved in govt.

hospitals of Lahore and 1342 beds were vacant so far. The Secretary SHC&MED said that the department had arranged 3327 beds in Isolation wards of all govt. hospitals in the province, out of which, 3103 beds were vacant.

However, 412 beds for corona patients are reserved in isolation wards set up in govt. hospitals of Lahore and 366 beds are unoccupied.

In addition, 3356 beds are also reserved in HDU for patients suffering from Covid-19 in all the hospitals of government and 2915 beds are vacant while, in hospitals of Lahore, 865 beds reserved in HDU and 759 beds are unoccupied, Nabeel Awan added.

The Secretary SHC said the health department had arranged 782 ventilators for corona patients in all hospitals of the provincial government, of which 166 ventilators were under use while 616 were unoccupied.

Around 278 ventilators are reserved in Lahore hospitals, of which 61 are occupied and 217 ventilators are vacant, said Nabeel Awan.



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