Health Ministry increasing capacity at hospitals amid

  • Published on: Sep 22, 2021 - 2:34 PM
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Health Ministry increasing capacity at hospitals amid Guyana’s Health Ministry is upping accommodation capacity at hospitals as the country witnesses a surge in COVID-19 infections. With some 4,070 active cases in the country, 151 are hospitalised with 97 alone at the Infectious Diseases Hospital at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, and 36 in its Intensive Care Unit. Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony said today that the ‘COVID’ hospital, formerly the location of the Ocean View hotel, is undergoing expansion to cater for future spikes in infection. “Our capacity at Ocean View is 204 patients, so we haven’t gotten to full capacity as yet.
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