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COVID-19 Command and Control Room being set up at CHK

KARACHI: The Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) administration has decided to establish a COVID-19 Command and Control Room for the surveillance and monitoring of coronavirus patients.

The control room is being set up in meeting rooms while LEDs are also being installed in all major departments for direct monitoring of isolation wards established for the treatment of coronavirus patients.

All departments of the hospital are being linked with a server installed in the Medical Superintendent’s office for the 24-hour surveillance and monitoring of COVID-19 wards. A total of 33 LEDs are being installed in the hospital.

The MS CHK will remain online through the server and issue directives to doctors and other medical staff via video conference.

Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr Khadim Hussain Qureshi, said 16 LEDs had been installed in the meeting rooms; four in the MS office and 13 others are being installed in the hospital’s major departments. He informed that the COVID-19 Command and Control Room would be made operational in a week.

-MN Report

June 16, 2020

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