Delhi: Over 90 inmates, 80 jail staffers have tested positive for Covid-19

Over 90 inmates and 80 prison officers have tested positive for Covid-19 in prisons in Delhi, officials said on Monday. The Delhi Prisons Department has set up 50- to 100-bed medical centers in prisons to treat coronavirus patients amid the surge in cases. Most of the patients are treated by the prison doctors. The data … Read more

Baby with Down syndrome in pediatric ICU bed with COVID-19

As Amy Crosby drove from South Dakota to Omaha Children’s Hospital, she wondered if she would be driving back without her one-year-old son, Crue. “They just said, ‘You know, he’s very sick, Amy, we’re going to do our best for him to come home with you,’” Crosby said. Crue, who has Down syndrome, tested positive … Read more

Nine-fold rise in COVID-19 cases from first to 14 Jan, two-fold rise in patients requiring ventilator support

On January 1, the hospital occupancy was 247, of which five patients were on ventilators (2.02 percent), while on January 14, the hospital bed occupancy was 2,529, of which 99 patients (3.91 percent) were on ventilators Representative picture. AP New Delhi: Although the number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi rose almost nine-fold between January 1 … Read more

Sarawak’s Covid-19 ICU bed utilisation rate lowest in country yesterday

Medical staff attend to patients in an intensive care unit. KUCHING (Jan. 14): Sarawak’s intensive care unit (ICU) bed utilization rate for Covid-19 cases rose to 39.6 percent yesterday, a slight increase compared to 36.4 percent on Wednesday. A Ministry of Health (MoH) infographic shared on Facebook showed Sarawak’s use of intensive care beds for … Read more

Man Finds Sister Dead in Bed, Loses Nearly All His Family to COVID-19 Within Weeks

A Milwaukee man lost his entire immediate family to COVID-19 within weeks after both his parents were hospitalized and he found his late sister in bed at home. John Delarue’s mother collapsed on December 11, prompting him to call 911 because he thought she was having a heart attack. In the hospital, she learned she … Read more

Covid-19 third wave hits India – The growing case for home healthcare

Home health care is a relatively new concept in India, but a survey by Godrej Interio cited industry sources as saying that the sector would grow at a CAGR of around 19% by 2025. Through Sameer Joshi, The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the inadequacy of the Indian health system in meeting the needs of a … Read more

Jakarta Health Agency Talks of Rising Bed Occupancy Rate for COVID-19 Patients

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Jakarta Health Authority chief Widyastuti said the surge in hospital bed occupancy, which reached 12-20 percent, was due to the agency not yet operating all of the beds in the hospitals. At least 140 hospitals in Jakarta are currently ready to provide care COVID-19 Treatment services. “During the peak of the Delta … Read more

COVID-19: bed occupancy low in districts

In the hospitals of the Erode district, more than 2,700 beds are available for COVID-19 patients on Wednesday. Health Department officials said of the total of 1,564 oxygen-assisted beds, 39 were occupied and 1,525 were vacant. Likewise, of the total of 835 non-oxygen-assisted beds, 90 were occupied and 745 were unoccupied. Of the total of … Read more

COVID-19 creates staffing, bed shortage at rural hospitals

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (FOX 56) – The surge in COVID-19 cases across the state has overwhelmed hospitals. And for smaller hospitals serving rural counties, the pressure is even greater. The current occupancy rate in the country for inpatient hospital beds is 67%, and for ICU beds, the occupancy rate is even higher as there are fewer … Read more

COVID-19 tests in stock, $20 bed sheets, $189 AirPods Pro, more

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