CHITRAL: Doctors in Chitral have complained that local hospitals lack safety kits against the novel coronavirus such as ventilators and even sanitizers for the staff.
According to doctors and paramedic staff, this condition prevails across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Multiple hospitals are running short of masks and safety kits for their staff, a doctor said.
“In Chitral, doctors don’t have hand sanitisers and there isn’t even one ventilator in the district,” District Headquarters Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Muhammad Shamim said.
He blamed the government for not providing safety equipment on time.
“We also need more staff at hour hospital as cases of coronavirus continue to increase,” Dr Shamim added.
KP has reported a total of 38 known cases of COVID-19 so far. Two deaths have been reported in Mardan and Peshawar.–Samaa TV