Kyiv Mayor reported that almost 77% of the beds in the capital's hospitals allocated for the treatment of patients with coronavirus are occupied. Vitali Klitschko told about this during a briefing on Friday, March 26.
He noted that 4,252 patients with coronavirus are currently being treated in hospitals, 2,700 of them are in critical condition. 787 people were hospitalized in Kyiv over the past 24 hours.
"Today, the city's hospitals have the largest number of patients since the beginning of the pandemic ... 4,252 patients with coronavirus, including 41 children, are being treated in the capital's hospitals. 2,700 patients are in critical condition. 3,488 people receive oxygen support and 60 patients are on artificial lung ventilation," the Mayor of Kyiv noted.
In addition, Klitschko said that the capital’s incidence of influenza and SARS increased by 22% above the epidemiological threshold over the last week.
"It also affects the occupancy of city hospitals. After all, patients with influenza and SARS also need the attention and help of doctors," he added.
As it was reported, 1,164 new cases of coronavirus infection were found out in Kyiv for the past 24 hours. Most cases of the disease were recorded in Darnytsky (250), Dniprovsky (205) and Desniansky (202) districts.