COVID-19 patients at home isolation to be provided with oxygen: Sindh CS

By: News Desk      Published: 11:08 PM, 11 Jun, 2020
COVID-19 patients at home isolation to be provided with oxygen: Sindh CS

Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah said the number of coronavirus patients is increasing rapidly and with the increasing number of cases, the provincial government is also upgrading the health facilities. He said that the number of ICUs and HDUs in the province is also being increased and upgraded.

This he said while presiding a meeting of Corona virus Emergency Fund (CEF) Committee here on Thursday at Sindh Secretariat. The meeting was attended by the members of CEF committee, Chairman Chief Ministers Inspection Team Ahsan Mangi and Vice Chancellor of Jinnah Sindh Medical University professor Dr SM Tariq Rafi.

The Chief Secretary Sindh further stated that now the number of COVID19 patients is increasing day by day and we are going towards the peak of the disease and a large number of corona virus patients are currently in home isolation and now it’s very important to provide oxygen to that number of the people at their homes.

He constituted a committee comprising secretary health, VC Jinnah Sindh Medical University, CEO of Indus Hospital and additional Secretary of CM Secretariat for devising a mechanism and advertisement under public-private partnership node for a program to deliver oxygen cylinders to the  patients zt home isolations.