LAHORE – After continuous special inspections and guidance of the Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC), 81 private hospitals in 12 major cities of the province are treating Covid-19 patients.
As per the data updated by the Wednesday evening, these hospitals have a total of 1,394 beds and 270 ventilators available to treat corona patients. These healthcare establishments have these facilities for affording Covid-19 patients in their isolation wards, high dependency units and intensive care units.
In Lahore, 34 hospitals have 436 beds and 167 for the corona patients. These hospitals include University of Lahore Teaching, Masood, Sarwat Anwar, Hameed Latif, Family, Shaukat Memorial, Shalimar, Lahore Care, Bahria International, Adil, Akram Medical Complex, Ihsan Mumtaz, Niazi, Cavalry, Hijaz, Sharif Medical City, Iqra, Horizon, Evercare, Ch Akram Memorial Teaching and Research, Al-Razi, Omer, Begum Akhtar Rukhsana Memorial Trust, Avicenna, Doctors Hospital & Medical Centre, Ghurki Trust, Gulab Devi Chest, Farooq, Mid City, Surgimed and Ittefaq.
The PHC spokesperson has also said that information regarding the Covid-19 treating hospitals is available on the PHC website. Moreover, masses can also call at its helpline from 09am to 10pm (Monday to Friday) for further assistance.