Florianópolis hospital without admission for Covid-19 for the first time in 16 months | Anderson Silva

Florianópolis hospital without admission for Covid-19 for the first time in 16 months |  Anderson Silva

Baía Sul Hospital is a reference in private healthcare in Florianópolis, where Covid-19 has not been admitted for the first time in 16 months. The data shows this Monday (12) that there is no patient with the disease or suspected case. In April of this year, the unit doubled its oxygen capacity to meet demand, in addition to taking up all possible spaces within the unit for assembling intensive care units.

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According to Unit Chief Director, Sergio Marcondes Brinkas, “After more than 8,000 confirmed patients treated in the ECU throughout 2020 and 2021, with more than 800 admissions and more than 640 discharges, we can celebrate the prospects for a better future.” Brinkas cites vaccination progress as one of the main reasons for Santa Catarina’s best-case scenario.

in March , During the column interview, Brinkas reports that the hospital has had to expand due to the growth of care in the second wave of Covid-19 in Santa Catarina. At that time, the unit was Reached the maximum capacity. There were 90 open beds with the resizing of its structure and expansion of care capacity for novel coronavirus patients. The number of ventilators increased from 27 to 42, intensive care beds for Covid patients increased from 15 to 37, and the clinical inpatient unit for Covid-19 was expanded to a total of 42 beds.

But the scenario is different four months later. The numbers this early week show a more favorable scenario in the hospital.

This is a collective victory achieved through community involvement and the necessary immunization process to contain the spread of the virus. As vaccination progresses and preventive measures are maintained, the perspective is better – concludes the CEO.

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