Punjab gives details of ‘ample facilities for Covid-19 patients’
On directions from Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid, the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department released the status of facilities for COVID-19 patients here on Wednesday.
As per the latest statistics released by Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department, Barrister Nabeel Awan, as many as 128,254 patients have recovered and returned to their homes in the Pandemic so far in the province.
Out of 7270 reserved beds for COVID-19 patients, 6389 are available. In Lahore’s public sector hospitals, 1886 beds are available out of 2176 reserved. In Isolation Wards of Punjab’s hospitals, 4191 are available out of 4536 reserved for Corona Pandemic. In Isolation Wards of Lahore Hospitals, 1360 beds are available out of 1443 reserved.
In High Dependency Units of Punjab hospitals, 1790 are available out of 2211 reserved for COVID -19 patients. In HDUs of Lahore hospitals, 406 beds are available out of 543.
In Punjab, the number of ventilators available is 408 out of 524 reserved for Corona patients. In Lahore’s hospitals, 120 ventilators are available out of 188 reserved for Corona.