1200-bed quarantine opens at Karachi Expo Centre

By: INP      Published: 11:48 PM, 2 Apr, 2020
1200-bed quarantine opens at Karachi Expo Centre

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail Inaugurated a 1,200-bed isolation facility at the Expo Centre in Karachi on Thursday.

He lauded the services of volunteers and medics, saying they had been fighting the coronavirus on the frontline.

Reviewing the arrangements at the facility and announcing a donation of 5,000 safety kits for the isolation centre, the governor said that it would remain functional till the eradication of the pandemic.

He said the isolation centre was established keeping in view the World Health Organisation’s guidelines, including the installation of separate gates for patients and staff as well as video-calling equipment for patients.