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Brazil sees record-high ICU occupancydue to COVID-19 surge

 Cell Emergency Care Service (SAMU) employees Gabrielle Carlos, middle, and Joao Vericimo enter the COVID-19 space of a hospital as they put together to maneuver a affected person in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, Tuesday, April 6, 2021. (AP)

Rio de Janeiro: Occupancy ranges at Brazil’s intensive care items (ICU) have surpassed 90 per cent in 21 of the nation’s 26 regional capitals, the best charges because the nation’s first COVID-19 case was introduced.

Regional every day “Folha de Sao Paulo” stated on Wednesday that ICUs in 4 state capitals, particularly Belo Horizonte, Campo Grande, Rio Branco and Porto Velho, have reached full capability.


Solely two capitals had ICU occupancy charges beneath 80 %, which have been Manaus (77 %) and Boa Vista (48 %).

The newspaper added that the ICU occupancy charge within the state of Mato Grosso do Sul was 106 %, which means that sufferers have been ready for beds.

The South American nation has the world’s second-largest COVID-19 outbreak after the USA, with 340,776 deaths and 13,193,205 infections.

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