Covid-19: Brazil São Paulo state registers fewer than 2,000 ICU patients

The state of São Paulo has less than 2,000 people admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) for Covid-19, according to figures released Sunday, October 10, by the state government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The last time the survey fell below this level was April 6, 2020, when 1,966 patients were in ICUs. There are currently 1,991.

In total, the state has 4,171 people hospitalized for the disease, including 2,180 patients in ward beds.

The total number of inpatients is one seventh of that at the peak of the second wave of Covid-19, when there were 31,000 patients hospitalized with the disease.

Demand for ICUs is now one sixth, and one eighth for ward beds, of what it was during the peak. According to . . .

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