Paraguay opens military barracks for patients due to overwhelmed hospitals

On Wednesday Paraguay began to open respiratory unit beds in military facilities in light of the collapse of the country's health system, which this week ranked second in the region with the highest number of daily deaths per million inhabitants.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "What we enabled this morning is already a third line of action in the catastrophic scenario that we are now facing," Roque Silva, director of the XI Health Region, told the media during the enabling of 25 beds at the headquarters of the Army's Military Teaching Institutes Command, in the city of Roque Alonso, north of Asunción.

"We are in a very complicated moment, no matter who you are or how much money you have, today you will not be able to have a bed in a common ward or intensive care," added Silva . . .

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