KARACHI: The Sindh health department has decided that all asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic cases of the novel coronavirus would henceforth be referred to the metropolis’ Expo Center, a notification issued Sunday read.
Addressed to district health officers (DHO), the notification mentioned that the new instructions would come into effect starting April 6. All referrals would go ahead after a form has been submitted to the focal person.
“Medical superintendents of the hospitals of Karachi are strictly advised to keep the positive cases having moderate or severe symptoms at their hospitals in isolation wards,” it added.
So far, more than 3,000 positive cases of the COVID-19 have been reported in Pakistan, of which the majority is in Punjab, at 1,380 and Sindh’s tally at 881.