ISLAMABAD: In view of the increase in coronavirus cases, the Ministry of National Health has decided to set up more isolation centers in Islamabad.
According to sources, the Ministry of National Health has sent a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan requesting additional funds.
According to sources, the Ministry of National Health has sought additional funds of Rs 595 million. The letter said that 150 extra beds will be available for Coronavirus patients in the isolation centers and additional funds will be provided for the new isolation centers.
A letter from the Ministry of Health said that in view of the corona, there is a plan to increase the capacity of the isolation hospital from 50 to 100 beds, for which funds of Rs. 54 crore are required.
According to the letter, a 100-bed isolation center will be set up at the Federal General Hospital. Medical facilities at FGH also need to be improved, for which medical equipment will be provided by NDMA. However, the department needs Rs 53 million.
The Ministry of Health has also suggested in the letter to send a summary of the technical grant to the ECC, asking the Prime Minister to send a summary to the ECC in charge.
It should be noted that the second wave of the corona epidemic in Pakistan has increased the number of corona cases, 40 more people died in the last 24 hours in the country, the total number of deaths also increased from 8 thousand to 8 thousand 25.
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