Health Ministry readies hospitals and isolation sites for Covid-19

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Health Ministry readies hospitals and isolation sites for Covid-19

March 28, 2020 - 14:06
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Undersecretary of Health Ministry, Mohammed Haythem (L)

Undersecretary of Health Ministry, Mohammed Haythem, has said that the ministry has prepared 16 health isolation sites outside hospitals and is preparing 500 beds for intensive care units.

In a press conference, Haythem explained that the ministry will start a mobile clinic to conduct checkups and tests at home.

"The Libyan Telecommunication holding company will provide devices for around 100 doctors to perform home examinations, with more than 150 ventilators set to be used outside hospitals," the health official said, saying that the strategic stock of medical devices is excellent.