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Sindh and Pakistan Army set up mass quarantine facility at Karachi’s Expo Centre

KARACHI: Sindh Government and Pakistan Army has recently helped establish a 10,000-bed field hospital at Karachi’s Expo Centre, as per Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) official.

The ISPR official told Press that a special quarantine centre has been established by the Pakistan Army to facilitate patients. The army’s media wing said that the Sindh government and the armed forces’ teams were working together at the isolation centre.

“The hospital is meant to isolate and treat confirmed patients of the coronavirus in a safe and secure environment, away from common people and other patients in the city. The Medical Corps of the Pakistan Army has come forward to help in the establishment of the field hospital on the request of the Sindh government,” told Army Official.

While addressing the media, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said, “The Sindh government will bear all expenses for the establishment of the facility. Initially, the Medical Corps battalion will establish a 500-bed isolation and treatment facility in one of the halls of the Expo Centre, and if need arose, more halls would be utilised to add more facilities.”

March 21, 2020

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