COVID ICU, HDUs established in Services Hospital.


KARACHI -- A 26-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 40 beds High Dependency Unit was established for COVID-19 patients in Sindh Government Services Hospital, Karachi, where HDUs were ready to take patients while ICU with ventilators would be ready within a week.

This was announced by Medical Superintendent, Services Hospital and Civil Surgeon Karachi Dr Farhat Abbas in an emergent press conference held here at the hospital.

Additional Civil Surgeon Dr Tehseen Siddiqui, Deputy MS Dr Zubair Ahmed Agha and others were also present.

Dr Farhat Abbas informed that COVID-19 facility had been established in record two-week time on the directives of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Health Minister Sindh Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho.

He further informed that hospital administration worked day and...

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