Hospitals in central Portugal at 94% ward occupancy

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Regional · 24-01-2021 20:00:00 · 0 Comments

Hospitals in the Central region of Portugal have an occupancy rate of 94% in a ward for patients infected with covid-19 and 85% in intensive care, the Regional Health Administration reported today to Lusa (ARSC).

According to data from the organisation, on Saturday, the number of beds in use was increased again with another ten places in the infirmary and another six in the Intensive Care Unit, totalling 1,335 beds in the infirmary and 144 in the ICU.

The information also details that 97 patients with covid-19 were hospitalised, with a total of 1,377 hospitalised, which represents an increase of seven more patients, compared to Friday.

Of these, 1,254 are hospitaliased in the infirmary (+4) and 123 hospitaliaed in the ICU (+3), with 92 patients being ventilated (+3).

Deaths in hospitals dropped from 50 to 41. Regarding those recovered, there were 52 hospital discharges and three in the ICU.

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