COVID-19 Cases, Deaths and Hospital Bed Occupancy in Hong Kong at Start of New Year

In the recent COVID-19 escalation in Hong Kong, the daily cases increased throughout December and peaked at 24,895 on Dec. 28, 2022, and in the first week of the new year, although cases were falling, they were still running at a 7-day average of 20,500 on Jan 6. Center for Health Protection Report On Jan. … Read more

A writer gives voice to long Covid and mothering from bed

“Living With” explores the contours of life with chronic illness, from the prelude to diagnosis to new patterns of living, to wrestling with big questions about illness and health. Kristin Houlihan, 38, got sick in March 2020 with a virus she assumes was Covid. She wasn’t sick, in a flu-like sense, for long. But then, … Read more

Covid having ‘lasting impact’ as Ireland’s hospital bed numbers lower than statistics suggest

Hospital bed numbers in Ireland are even lower in reality than statistics suggest as rising Covid-19 cases further reduce the numbers available, a senior ESRI officer said. He recommended swifter action on building or expanding hospitals to address this crisis which, despite workforce increases of 20% in some areas, is continuing to worsen. Senior research … Read more

Due to a surge of Covid patients in China, Beijing hospitals are out of bed

Beijing, the capital of China, is experiencing a bed shortage as more Covid patients, most of whom are older, seek treatment at clinics. Patients were seen breathing oxygen while seated in wheelchairs and resting on stretchers in the hallways. Even as ambulances continued to deliver patients, the Chuiyangliu hospital in Beijing ran out of beds … Read more

Opinion | Troops who refused covid vaccines risked mission readiness

Marc A. Thiessen, in his Dec. 30 op-ed, “The 10 worst things Joe Biden did in 2022,” wrote that several thousand troops were “needlessly” forced out of the military for refusing the coronavirus vaccine. I disagree Vaccines are given to military personnel for one reason: to prevent disease and ensure they are healthy enough to … Read more

Covid Screen Points, 30-bed Hosps Set Up | Allahabad News

Prayagraj: With Magh Mela Dates inching closer, the district health authorities have chalked out an elaborate plan to offer better healthcare facilities to pilgrims, devotees and visitors arriving at the mega religious fair to take a holy dip and staying in camps for 44 days. A senior health official said “apart from setting up two … Read more

Unwell Arjun Kapoor Spends Holidays In Bed With Malaika Arora By His Side, Assures ‘It’s Not Covid’

Last Updated: December 26, 2022, 15:08 IST Arjun Kapoor shared a cute picture explaining why he missed celebrating Christmas with Malaika Arora. Arjun Kapoor revealed he’s unwell in a new post. The actor shared a cute picture taken by Malaika Arora to share his health update. Arjun Kapoor couldn’t join Malaika Arora for her Christmas … Read more

Live COVID Updates: Hospitals Across India To Conduct Mock Drill For Bed, Oxygen Tomorrow

Breaking News LIVE Updates, December 26: Emergence of Bf.7 subvariant of omicron has put states on high alert amid spurt in COVID cases in China. India will conduct a mock drill in hospitals on December 27 to ascertain the COVID preparedness in case of emergency. In lieu of cases detected in India, Karnataka government is … Read more

Chinese towns hit with deadly Covid wave; patients lie unattended on hospital benches, corridors

Image source: AP A patient rests in a bed at the emergency department of the Langfang No. 4 People’s Hospital in Bazhou city in northern China’s Hebei province China on Saturday continued to grapple with the first-ever national Covid wave with overcrowded emergency wards in small towns southwest of Beijing. In some places, Intensive Care … Read more

LIVE Updates | Coronavirus In India: Fear of COVID, number of people taking precaution dose suddenly increases | India, World News

Coronavirus Cases have started to scare China once again. According to a top Chinese health official, China is facing the first of three possible waves of Covid infection this winter. Since the removal of the most severe restrictions (Covid Ban) earlier this month, the country is witnessing an increase in Covid cases. Cases have increased … Read more