CM Buzdar also ordered for ensuring the availability of oxygen in all hospitals of the province.

LAHORE (Dunya News) - Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar on Sunday directed Punjab health minister and secretaries to increase the number of ventilators and oxygen beds in hospitals immediately besides ensuring availability of oxygen cylinders at the health facilities.

The chief minister warned that third wave of coronavirus was getting worse and an increase in the number of patients was putting immense pressure on the medical system, said a handout issued here on Sunday.

Usman Buzdar also ordered for ensuring the availability of oxygen in all hospitals of the province at any cost and asked for a constant liaison with the oxygen supply companies and taking all necessary steps keeping in view the demand and supply. He maintained the availability of oxygen cylinders should be ensured at fixed rates.