Sindh govt to establish isolation centres in districts

By: INP      Published: 07:56 PM, 3 Apr, 2020
Sindh govt to establish isolation centres in districts

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday chaired a meeting of all provincial deputy commissioners except that of Karachi, where it was decided to establish an isolation centre in each district headquarter of the province amid coronavirus pandemic.

“The concerned deputy commissioners will establish a quarantine facility in each district headquarter,” the chief minister said while chairing the meeting, adding that the government would provide every possible facilities needed in the isolation centre.

He said that they would provide ventilators and other necessary medical equipment to six tertiary care hospitals in the province.

 “Overall 4500 people came back from the Tableeghi Jamaat congregation,” he said while speaking on efforts to tackle virus outbreak in province and added that several of them who returned to Hyderabad had tested positive for the virus.

He said that they would keep all members of the group in isolation to avoid any spread of the virus. “If anyone of them would feel deterioration in health condition, he will be shifted to a hospital,” he said.