The Sindh government has completed its mass isolation centre in Sukkur’s Labour Colony.
The centre, set up in 1,024 apartments, is capable of accommodating 2,048 people. Each apartment has two rooms.
Barrister Murtaza Wahab, the Sindh government spokesperson, said they have 6,400 apartments of the labour department available to them which can accommodate 12,800 people, each in separate rooms. As a precaution, these apartments are being cleaned.
Sindh has so far reported 76 suspected coronavirus cases. Isolation wards have been set up in private and public hospitals and this mass quarantine centre is set to host people arriving from the Pak-Iran border in Balochistan’s Taftan.