Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah inaugurated a 54-bed infectious diseases hospital in Karachi on Sunday.
There’s an eight-bed emergency ward on the ground floor of the NIPA Infectious Diseases Hospital building.
The facility has a 16-bed ICU with ventilators, besides 34 DHU beds.
The provincial government has established the hospital’s blocks A and B in the first phase, the chief minister said.
He said the facility would soon be provided another 23 ICU and 88 DHU beds. It’ll soon start functioning as a 200-bed hospital, CM Shah added.
The chief minister also gave the hospital the status of a research centre.