Over 50% of beds filled in Lviv region hospitals aimed for Covid-19 treatment

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Health Ministry has already started to deploy the hospitals of the second wave in the region
11:33, 11 August 2020

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In Lviv region, the capacity of beds in the medical facilities exceeds 50%, as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported citing Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

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According to Stepanov, the Health Ministry has already started to deploy the hospitals of the second wave in the region; they might admit 10,000 patients.

“It is the third day in a row when the hospitals in Lviv region are crowded for over 50%. In other words, beds allocated for Covid-19 treatment filled for over 50%. We have started to deploy the second wave of the hospitals. Of course, the second wave of prepared hospitals is powerful; about 10,000 beds are provided. At the same time we should understand that no matter how we suppose, there is some limit,” the minister said.

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During the past 24 hours, the highest growth of infected with coronavirus is observed in the Lviv region – 161 cases.

As of August 11, 83,115 cases of coronavirus observed in Ukraine. 1,158 Covid-19 cases were registered during the past 24 hours. Totally, 44,943 (+575 in 24 hours) people recovered from the coronavirus; while 1,951 (+29 in 24 hours) people died from the complications caused by Covid-19.


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