According to a letter, only those private hospitals having an allocation of five or more beds in Covid-19 HDUs/ICUs and admitting patients are eligible to procure Injection Tocilizumab. If any other hospital administration deems that it fulfills the criteria may apply to the Commission by sending documentary and pictorial evidence.
COVID-19 cases in Pakistan have increased two folds since the lockdown eased. The cases have reached 64,208 with 22964 identified in Punjab and 25309 in Sindh. The healthcare system is now overwhelmed with the influx of patients ensuing extraneous circumstances and dwindling supplies. The government eased the lockdown in hopes