Majority of Uruguay Doctors Alert to Overloading Health System

61 percent of doctors in 18 of the 19 departments of Uruguay (except the capital, Montevideo) alert that the health services in which they work are "overloaded", according to a survey by the Interior Medical Federation (FEMI), reports the local newspaper El País.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Uruguay, the saturation of intensive care beds due to the resumption of activities after the holidays and the possibility that this means more infections of Covid-19said this Thursday the scientist Fernando Paganini, a member of the Government’s Honorary Scientific Advisory Group (GACH).

"It is not ruled out that CTI beds (Intensive Treatment Center) are saturated because the activity is going to resume," said the specialist, coordinator of the GACH’s Area of ​​Models and Data Science, in the radio program En Perspectiva.

As of Wednesday, January 20th, the occupancy of the 761 CTI . . .

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