Slight drop in Sarawak’s ICU bed utilisation rate to 64.4 pct

Malaysia as a whole recorded 60.7 percent of ICU bed occupancy yesterday, while Terengganu topped the list with 77.2 percent of its ICU beds. – Photo by Shafwan Zaidon / Malay Mail

KUCHING (November 8): Bed occupancy in the intensive care unit (ICU) in Sarawak recorded a slight decrease to 64.4 percent and, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH), was the sixth highest in the country yesterday.

As of Saturday, 65.3 percent of Sarawak’s ICU beds were full and this was the fourth highest among the states.

“Malaysia as a whole recorded 60.7 percent of the bed occupancy in the intensive care unit yesterday, while Terengganu topped the list with 77.2 percent of the intensive care beds occupied,” says an infographic of the MoH published today on its Facebook page.

Klang Valley took second place with 71.2 percent of its intensive care beds, followed by Kelantan (69.8 percent), Perak (68.9 percent), Negeri Sembilan (66.4 percent), Penang (62.7 percent) and Melaka (60.9 percent). )).

Other states that recorded a relatively lower utilization of intensive care beds were Johor with 52.7 percent, Sabah (51.1 percent), Pahang (48.3 percent) and Kedah (39 percent).

Perlis had an even lower utilization of the intensive care beds with 26.3 percent and Labuan recorded the lowest with 25 percent.






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