Covid-19 patients

Covid-19: one out of two patients in ICU on ventilation

  • Both are admitted at Dharumavantha Hospital
  • A total of 75 patients admitted at hospitals or Covid-19 treatment facilities currently
  • There has been a decrease in patients requiring treatment at hospital

K. Male' 2020 Oct 01 | Thu 12:03 local 2,786

Dharumavantha Hospital - RaajjeMV

One out of the two patients in intensive care due to Covid-19 complications, is on ventilation.

The Health Emergency Operations Centre (HEOC)’s spokesperson, Dr. Nazla Rafeeq revealed this during Wednesday night’s Covid-19 press briefing.

Both patients are admitted at the 11th floor of Dharumavantha Hospital designated for Covid-19 treatment. While the 16th floor of the hospital is also used for Covid-19 patients, there is another patient admitted at the ward there.

66 patients are admitted at the Hulhumale’ Medical Facility (HMF) ward.

In regards to the regional Covid-19 facilities, Dr. Nazla said that there are six patients admitted at the Gaafu Alifu facility.

There are a total of 75 patients receiving treatment at hospitals or facilities currently, five less than the previous day.

While patients requiring treatment at hospitals have reduced since late August, health officials had previously expressed concern following an increase in bed occupancy rate to 62 percent.

Last updated at: 2 weeks ago | Reviewed by: Simaha Naseem

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