Sarawak’s ICU bed utilisation rate takes a dip to 47.8 pct

Klang Valley topped the table with 81.1 percent of intensive care beds occupied, followed by Penang (77.4 percent), Kelantan (74.1 percent), Terengganu (71.2 percent), Sabah (70.8 percent) and Perak (68.1 percent). – Photo by Shafwan Zaidon / Malay Mail

KUCHING (November 28): Bed occupancy in the intensive care unit (ICU) in Sarawak fell to 47.8 percent yesterday, compared to 55.4 percent on Friday.

A Ministry of Health (MoH) infographic shared on its Facebook page showed that Sarawak’s use of intensive care beds for Covid-19 patients was the fourth lowest in the country.

Sarawak’s rate was far lower than the national intensive care bed use rate of 62.9 percent yesterday.

Klang Valley topped the table with 81.1 percent of intensive care beds occupied, followed by Penang (77.4 percent), Kelantan (74.1 percent), Terengganu (71.2 percent), Sabah (70.8 percent) and Perak (68.1 percent).

Other states and territories that had lower ICU bed occupancy rates than the national rate were Negeri Sembilan (59.2 percent), Melaka (56.5 percent), Johor (51 percent), Labuan (50 percent), Perlis ( 47.4 percent). )), Kedah (43.2 percent) and Pahang (41.5 percent).






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