CovidUkraine: Occupancy of hospital beds reaches 44%

Source : 112 Ukraine

About 36,000 beds are allocated for patients infected with Covid-19
13:17, 3 September 2020

Ukraine's Healthcare Minister

In Ukraine, the occupancy rate of hospital beds for patients with Covid-19 is already 44%. This was stated by the Minister of Health of Ukraine Maksym Stepanov at a briefing.

"If we talk about the number of occupied beds, as of now - this figure is 44%," Stepanov said.

He reminded that about 36,000 hospital beds had been allocated for coronavirus-infected people across the country.

As we reported earlier, about 3,000 Covid-19 cases daily are expected in Ukraine at the end of September – beginning of October.

Related: Ukrainian laboratories capable of running 130,000 Covid-19 tests per week, - official

“Today, we have from 2,000 up to 2,500 infection cases daily. According to the calculations and predictions, at the end of September – the beginning of October this number will grow up to 3,000 infected daily. It will load the hospitals for over 80%,” Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmygal said.

2,430 new cases have been reported over the last 24 hours. The highest daily morbidity has been observed - +54 per day.

On September 1, Ukraine entered the TOP5 countries of Europe with the largest daily growth of coronavirus infection.

Related: WHO to update rules for Covid-19 testing, - official


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