São Paulo’s private hospitals register drop in Covid-19 admissions, after weeks of increases

According to data from Info Tracker, on Tuesday, April 13th, the overall bed occupancy rate for Covid-19 in the city of São Paulo stood at 73.47%, representing a 15% drop compared to 7 days ago.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus pandemic seems to be improving in the state of São Paulo. On Friday, April 9th, Health Secretary Jean Gorinchteyn reported a 17.7% drop in hospitalization rates as a whole, compared to the previous week.

A survey conducted on Tuesday, April 13th, with five private hospitals in the São Paulo capital reveals an even stronger trend.

At Albert Einstein Hospital, the number of Covid-19 inpatients fell by about 30% over the past week. Compared with March 29th, the drop represents 45%. At the Sírio-Libanês Hospital, the drop was . . .

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