RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Still experiencing the most critical period of the pandemic, the country starts to register a reduction in the pressure on ICUs for Covid-19 treatment in large urban centers.
Fourteen state capitals (out of 26 total) and the Federal District register over 90% public ICU bed occupancy with critical patients, according to a survey by Folha de S.Paulo newspaper with data from Monday, April 19.
In all, 18 capitals registered a drop in the percentage of occupied ICU beds last week, and 5 of them are now below the critical 80% level: Salvador, Macapá, Manaus . . .