Buenos Aires warns of high occupancy of intensive care beds

The average occupancy in the private sector is 82%, but there are ICUs that are above 95%, and the average bed capacity in the public sector is at 65%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Government of the city of Buenos Aires issued an alert this Tuesday, April 20, of the high occupancy of intensive care beds due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which especially affects the private sector, where beds are occupied at 82% of capacity.

"The average in the private sector is 82%, but of course, there are ICUs that are above 95%, and the average bed capacity in the public sector is at 65%. That is why we have to continue redistributing patients," said the Buenos Aires Minister of Health, Fernán Quirós . . .

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