RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The pressure on demand for beds for patients with Covid-19 led the number of capitals in a critical situation to rise to 10, with over 90% ICU (Intensive Care Unit) bed occupancy in the public health system.
The growth in demand for beds occurs amidst a scenario of a surge in coronavirus infections and a low vaccination pace. To make matters worse, crowds were resgistered in several cities during the Corpus Christi holiday, which should soon aggravate the scenario.
One of the capitals in collapse, Curitiba last Monday, June 7, registered 102% occupancy of its . . .