Number of Patients in ICU and Assisted Ventilation Increases


Santo Domingo, DR A sustained increase in the number of critical care patients who have required admissions to Intensive Care Units (ICU) and is connected to mechanical ventilation because of Covid-19 has been registering in the country in recent days. Yesterday, 187 patients were notified in intensive care for an occupancy rate of 42%, two more patients than the day before when there were 185 patients in those conditions for a 41% occupancy rate, while compared to last Thursday, the increase is five patients and the occupancy rate rose by four percentage points. Assisted ventilation requirements have also been experiencing a sustained increase over the past four days. Yesterday, the COVID epidemiological surveillance system reported 112 patients on ventilation. The day before, 106 patients were reported on assisted ventilation. Last […]

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