66 ventilators are ready for coronavirus patients in Abbottabad: DC
PESHAWAR: Sixty-six ventilators have been arranged for coronavirus patients in Abbottabad district where 26 are operational in Ayub Teaching Hospital (ATH) and 40 are in different private hospitals of Abbottabad. Abbottabad Deputy Commissioner Mughees Sanaullah said this while talking to APP on Wednesday.
Following the directives of the provincial government, "We have made all arrangements to tackle the challenge of Covid-19 and established isolation wards in hospitals", the DC further said. He further said that they have established isolation wards in Ayub Teaching Hospital (ATH), District Headquarters Hospital Abbottabad, Rural Health Centres (RHC), Basic Health Units (BHU) and private hospitals.
DC Abbottabad said that they have also established quarantine centres in all major hospitals, deputed mobile teams and 10 ambulances for the service of the patients.
Up till now, no Covid-19 patient has been identified in Abbottabad district while the blood sample of 11 suspected patients has been sent to the National Institute of Health (NIH) for analysis.
He stated that besides the isolation wards and quarantine centres doctors and paramedical staff was also ready to tackle any untoward situation, all stakeholders of Abbottabad were cooperating to follow the provincial and federal governments' directive to prevent coronavirus from the area. - APP