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March 30, 2020

Three private hospitals to treat coronavirus patients

Lahore

March 30, 2020

LAHORE:After special inspections of the Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC), three private hospitals are fully prepared to treat Covid-19 patients.

Isolation wards, high dependency units and intensive care units have been prepared in the Doctors Hospital, Gurki Hospital and Bahria Hospital for affording patients. Besides ensuring availability of ventilators, these healthcare establishments have readied 73 beds for treating Covid-19 patients. According to a spokesperson for PHC, the Commission is continuing with its special inspections, and providing guidance to the private hospitals for making arrangements for the treatment of coronavirus patients. “The PHC has so far completed the processes for 49 hospitals,” he added.

Body found: A 32-year-old man was found dead near Dharampura Bridge in the Mustafabad area on Sunday. Police claimed that the deceased, yet to be identified, was an addict, and said he might have died of an overdose of drugs. The body was removed to morgue.

Prisoner dies: A prisoner of Camp Jail expired in a local hospital on Sunday. The deceased identified as Maqbool was a drug addict. He was admitted to a local hospital with medical complications where he expired. The body was removed to morgue.