State Minister of Health of Pakistan Dr Zafar Mirza said that diagnostic tests for the novel coronavirus are being carried out free of cost in Pakistan.
According to the details, Dr Mirza said that the diagnostic tests’ kits were provided to the laboratories free of cost and no fees were charged for conducting COVID-19 test.
He further added that “Pakistan is one of the few countries in the world that can produce its coronavirus kits.”
Yesterday, the Prime Minister house has informed on Friday about the isolation centers all over the Pakistan to deal with coronavirus cases.
Prime Minister house Tweetd ” Isolation wards have been created all over Pakistan to cater to Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, Province/Region wise No. of Designated Hospitals ICT – 01 Punjab – 06 Sindh – 04 Baluchistan – 10 KP – 7 GB- 4 AJK – 3″
Isolation wards have been created all over Pakistan to cater to Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic
Province/Region wise No. of Designated Hospitals
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) March 13, 2020
Earlier today, Sindh government has issued a list of isolation wards established in the province for coronavirus patients.
A total of 9 isolation wards have been established in Sindh, Pakistan People’s Party leader Senator Murtaza Wahab said in a statement released on social networking site Twitter.
Isolation wards have been established at Civil Hospital Karachi, Lyari General Hospital, Dow Ojha Campus, Liaquat Medical Hospital Hyderabad, Liaquat Medical Hospital Jamshoro.
Correction GIMS Khairpur not sukkur
— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) March 13, 2020
In addition, Isolation wards have been set up at People’s Medical Hospital Benazir Abad, Chandka Hospital Larkana and GIMS Khairpur.
Senator Murtaza Wahab said that one hundred twenty beds hospital has been completely converted to isolation ward while another one hundred beds hospital has been converted to quarantine.