Tuesday, January 25, 2022


Dutch ICU beds running out as weekly Covid cases hit record high

Overall, there were fewer than 100 unoccupied intensive care beds in the Netherlands on Tuesday, with 595 taken by Covid-19 patients and another 500 by patients with other illnesses.

Selangor ICUs running at 42% capacity, says state health director

Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman responds to a report saying that a new wave of Covid-19 is expected in December.

Kadar penggunaan katil ICU di Terengganu membimbangkan

Pengarah kesihatan Terengganu berkata beliau telah menjangka kebenaran rentas negeri dan masuknya negeri itu ke Fasa Empat PPN bakal menyaksikan peningkatan kes.

Malaysia rekod penurunan kematian, kes baru Covid-19

Bagaimanapun kadar kes yang memerlukan rawatan di unit rawatan rapi (ICU) menunjukkan peningkatan sebanyak 2%.

Malaysia sees drop in Covid deaths, new cases

However, cases in need of ICU treatment increased 2% from the previous epidemiological week.

Singapore says healthcare system risks being ‘overwhelmed’ as virus surges

This comes a day after the city-state expanded quarantine-free travel as it shifts its approach to dealing with the pandemic.

High hospital bed use among factors keeping Kedah, Johor in Phase 1

Kedah and Johor are the only states still in the first phase of the National Recovery Plan.

Army to set up field hospital at Penang Hospital car park

The field hospital for the treatment of severe Covid-19 patients will be manned by 50 armed forces personnel.

Sabah, Kedah, Perak catat lebih 100% penggunaan katil ICU, kata KP kesihatan

Sementara itu, kadar penggunaan katil ICU di Selangor, Kelantan, Pulau Pinang dan Johor hampir 100%.

Bed occupancy for ICUs treating Covid patients over 100% in Sabah, Kedah and Perak

The bed occupancy rates in Selangor, Kelantan, Penang and Johor meanwhile are approaching 100%.

Healthcare lessons from the Covid-19 crisis

Experts provide some suggestions on how authorities can better manage virus outbreaks and what ordinary people themselves can do to ease the strain on the healthcare system.

Thai hospitals short of beds as Covid cases soar

Hospitals in Bangkok have the capacity to manage 1,000 new patients a day, but authorities say they are well past that number.

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