Intensive care beds in the North with 78.3% occupation rate

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 07-01-2021 13:00:00 · 0 Comments

The occupation of beds dedicated to covid-19 in hospitals in the North was on Monday 78.3 percent in intensive care, according to data from the Northern Regional Health Administration (ARS-Norte) to which Lusa had access on 6 January.

Data reveal that 213 patients infected with the new coronavirus were in Intensive Care in the North region, with 137 of those patients being ventilated, corresponding to 64.3 percent of the total.

Data from ARS-Norte show that there are 1,175 beds dedicated to covid-19 patients in hospitals in the region.

On 4 January, 852 patients were admitted to an infirmary, which corresponds to a rate of 72.5 percent.

There are 16 health facilities in the North region: nine hospital centres, four hospitals and three local health units.

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