PESHAWAR: A supply on the Ok-P Well being Division has informed The Specific Tribune that the province has of 342 ventilators unfold throughout public hospitals within the province.
Given the coronavirus outbreak, the provincial authorities has ordered one other 144 ventilators, out of which it’ll obtain 44 inside per week whereas the remaining 100 ventilators will probably be delivered within the coming few weeks.
To this point the federal government has spent Rs180 million to acquire vital medical tools to battle the coronavirus and different ailments, the supply added.
The supply additional knowledgeable that the provincial authorities has thus far established a number of isolation wards throughout the province with 1,450 beds in numerous hospitals.
All district administrations have been directed to arrange extra quarantine centres ought to the necessity come up.
As a backup plan, the provincial authorities has determined it’ll declare 20 totally different hospitals throughout the province as quarantine centres the place solely coronavirus sufferers could be handled. As of now, the supply mentioned, the Ok-P authorities has arrange a quarantine centre in Darazinda space, and on the Gomal Medical Centre in DI Khan and the Shahkas Levies Centre in Khyber district.
Revealed in The Specific Tribune, March 20th, 2020.