Conflicting Covid19 patient admission figures in Balochistan unmasks Pakistan's official versions
The Balochistan government seems to be conflicted about the actual number of coronavirus patients admitted to various hospitals across the province, an episode exposing how Pakistan's actual picture of COVID-19 is grimmer than the official version.
Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal on Twitter said that 94 patients are admitted at various hospitals across the province whereas the health department has noted that the number of coronavirus patients admitted in various hospitals is 36, reports Geo News.
According to CM Balochistan's tweet, 44 patients of coronavirus have been admitted to Fatima Jinnah Hospital, whereas, the spokesperson from the health department said that 21 patients have been admitted to Quetta's Fatima Jinnah Hospital, the Pakistan-based news channel reported.
Similarly, CM said that 21 coronavirus patients have been admitted toCivil Hospital,25 at Sheikh Zayed Hospital and four have been admitted to Bolan Medical Complex, Geo News reported.
However, there seems to be another conflict in the figure.
On the contrary, the spokesperson from the health department said that13 coronavirus patients have been admitted to Civil Hospital, two in Sheikh Zayed Hospital, while there are no patients admitted in Bolan Medical Complex as of now, reports Geo News.