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CovidUkraine: Occupancy of hospital beds in Kyiv reaches 52%

Source : 112 Ukraine

In total, the city prepared more than 4,500 hospital beds
17:30, 18 November 2020

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The occupancy of hospital beds for patients with coronavirus in Kyiv medical facilities is 52%. In total, the city has prepared more than 4,500 hospital beds. Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, announced this during an online briefing.

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“Unfortunately, as we can see, the number of patients who need hospitalization is increasing in the capital. Today, 1,961 patients with coronavirus are being treated in Kyiv hospitals. This number includes 32 children. 723 patients are in serious condition. 1,002 people receive oxygen support. As I said earlier, today the city has prepared more than 4,500 beds for patients with coronavirus. The occupancy of beds in the capital is almost 52%," the mayor of Kyiv said.

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As we reported earlier, Ukrainian citizens will be notified about being in one room with a person that is infected with Covid-19.

"The national system will notify citizens that they were in the same room with a Covid-19 patient. The government will introduce it in the near future,"  Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal announced this at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

It was also reported that the government will apply a number of additional digital tools to help combat the pandemic.

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