A coronavirus unit is under construction at the Sindh Government Services Hospital in Karachi, CM Murad Ali Shah confirmed on Saturday.
The government has released a total of Rs13.4 million for the construction of the unit, he said. It will have separate beds, wards and special machinery for the treatment of covid-19 patients.
“I will pay a surprise visit to the unit once it’s completed,” CM told the province’s health department.
The development came after the number of cases reported in Sindh increased to 783. The government has been taking precautionary measures to contain the coronavirus.