As of Sunday morning (05), Fishermen’s Hospital (3 dispensary beds), Giselda Treguero (8 ICU beds) and Maria Alice Fernandez Hospital (2 ICU beds), all in Natal, were back to offer occupancy of 100% of their critical size. (Semi-Intensive and Intensive Care Units) and clinical beds for COVID-19 patients. In addition to these units, the Rafael Fernandez Hospital (one critical bed) also has no vacancies for new patients in serious condition with Covid, according to the platform. RN . regulates.
Also by the end of this morning, ten critical family requests had been registered throughout Rio Grande do Norte, 8 of which were submitted by the metropolitan area of Natal. Although some health units are fully booked, the average occupancy across the RN for critical beds assigned to COVID-19 patients is 39.5%, dropping in the metropolitan area to 38.2% and up to 50% in the western region.
Currently, there are 11 critically ill patients awaiting hospital treatment and 18 beds available across the RN. There are 11 applications in the metropolitan area of Natal, where 16 beds are available. Inside there are two beds, but no orders on Sundays. As vaccination progresses and Covid beds decline, many units previously reserved for patients with the disease have been converted to shared intensive care unit beds.
According to the Epidemiological Bulletin of the Secretary of State for Public Health (Sesap) published on Sunday, Rio Grande do Norte has so far recorded more than 500,000 confirmed cases of covid-19 (507,566), 48 of them in the past 24 hours. Cisab is still investigating 689 suspected cases and 1,474 are being monitored. More than 8,211 people (8211) have died of COVID-19 across the state, and Sesap is analyzing 1,357 deaths.
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