Health Minister Punjab Dr Yasmin Rashid said the Coronavirus COVID-19 testing capacity will increased to 5000 in the province by the end of this week.
As per details, She was addressing media in Multan on Tuesday.
Dr Yasmin Rashid visited Multan to inspect the arrangements in the hospitals for COVID-19 patients after Shah Mehmood Qureshi expressed some reservations over lack of facilities in the hospitals.
Furthermore “All facilities are available at Multan Nishtar and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital for Covid-19 patients. There currently 35 ventilators available in Tayyip Erdogan Hospital,”.
Moreover The health minister said that 34 doctors including paramedical staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at Multan’s Nishtar Hospital. She said the Multan hospital Covid-19 lab has conducted 3,608 coronavirus tests thus far.
Dr Yasmin Rashid said that govt was striving hard to increase the testing capacity of suspected cases of coronavirus to 20,000 per day from the end of April