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On the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, hospitals across the country have been provided with as many as 1,227 oxygenated beds.
Briefing to NCOC on Oxygenated Beds
The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) was informed that 1,227 oxygenated beds have been provided to hospitals across the country in the light of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s instructions.
A high-level meeting of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) was held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.
The chief secretaries reviewed the latest situation regarding smart lockdown, Personal Protection Devices (PPDs) and Mask Corona Outbreak, and the “Ramp Up Plan” in hospitals.
The NCOC was also apprised that out of the total 1,227 beds, 80 oxygen beds had been provided in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, including 20 beds to Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), 20 beds of DHQ Kotli, 20 beds to DHQ Bhimber and 20 beds to CMH Muzaffarabad.
In Balochistan, 100 oxygen beds have been provided at Fatima Jinnah Hospital, while in Gilgit-Baltistan, 100 more oxygen beds have been added to the healthcare system.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been provided 320 oxygenated beds including 250 beds from Peshawar Institute of Cardiology (PIC) and 70 beds from Charsadda Hospital.
Punjab has been provided 330 oxygenated beds including 280 oxygenated beds at Expo Center, Lahore, and 70 beds at Social Security Hospital, Lahore. 70 more oxygenated beds have been provided to Sindh including 70 more oxygenated beds to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and 227 oxygenated beds have been provided to Islamabad.
Similarly, 227 oxygenated beds have been provided to Islamabad including 13 beds to Polyclinic hospital, 152 beds to PIMS and 59 beds to CDA hospital.