Centre, Sindh govt not using KMC to combat Covid-19, complains mayor.

KARACHI -- Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Saturday that the city's municipal administration had effective teams of doctors and paramedics and 14 hospitals with 58 ventilators, but none of them was being utilised by the federal and provincial governments to contain the spread of Covid-19.

He said that he had written many letters to the federal and Sindh governments and asked them to provide assistance to the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation for combating the coronavirus, but to no avail.

The mayor said this while addressing a meeting of medical superintendents of public sector hospitals and chief executive officers of private hospitals here.

Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Syed Saifur Rehman, Dr Asim Hussain of Ziauddin Hospital, Dr Abdul Bari of the Indus Hospital, Dr Salman Fareedi of the Liaquat National Hospital, Dr Farooq Mamji of the Mamji Hospital, Private Hospitals Association of Medical and Dental chairman Dr Ashfaq Sohail, Dr Asif of the Ashfaq Memorial Hospital, Dr Ali Farhan Chishti...

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