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92pc ICU beds filled with corona patients at govt hospitals in Dhaka

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 12th December, 2020 03:29:14 PM
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Ninety two percent of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds in  government dedicated corona hospitals in the capital are filled with corona patients, leaving no scope for new patients to get life supports.

There are only 113 ICU beds in eight out of 10 government hospitals in the capital.

Meanwhile, the total number of ICU beds in the nine private corona dedicated hospitals is 285.

According to the latest data from , 104 ICU beds out of 113 beds meaning 92 percent are now filled with corona patients, said health emergency and operations controll room under health ministry said.

Of the 285 ICU beds in private hospitals, corona patients are admitted to 235, leaving only nine beds empty, sources added.

A number of 15 out of 16 beds in Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital and Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Hospital each, 10 out of 10 beds in Kurmitola General Hospital, 20 out of 24 beds in Dhaka Medical College Hospital Unit-2 and Burn Unit,  10 out of 10 beds in Mugda Medical College Hospital, 13 out of15 beds in Rajarbagh Police Hospital, 16 out of 16 beds in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital are occupied.