COVID: Understaffed health system could reach ‘breaking

  • Published on: Sep 15, 2021 - 5:14 AM
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COVID: Understaffed health system could reach ‘breaking The local healthcare system has been understaffed, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, and now with the surge in hospitalisations and deaths, it is possible that the health system could reach its breaking point. This is according to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Narine Singh, who spoke to the News Room at the sidelines of an event on Tuesday. The CMO emphasised that Guyana is experiencing another wave of COVID-19 infections. This wave, he explained, is being caused by a more aggressive coronavirus that has been attacking younger people too and resulting in an increase in hospitalisations …
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