With 89% of SUS ICU beds occupied, Petrópolis recorded another five deaths from covid-19

With 89% of SUS ICU beds occupied, Petrópolis recorded another five deaths from covid-19

16 / Apr 19:10

Written by Editorial Board / Petropolis Tribune


The Ministry of Municipal Health confirmed five more deaths due to COVID-19 on Friday (16). Of these, three died yesterday, the fifteenth, and in total, 852 deaths due to Covid-19 were recorded in Petropolis. According to the epidemiological bulletin, there are 160 people in intensive care beds and 130 in clinical beds, in public and private hospital units in the municipality. The SUS bed occupancy rate remains critical, this Friday, 89.52% of the ICU beds and 61.42% of the SUS clinical beds are occupied.

The epidemiological bulletin shows that Petropolis has, to date, 138,875 tests for Covid-19, with 28,621 positive results and 106,675 negative results (subject to rapid tests and swabs). According to the Health Secretariat, the data is currently included in the system that has been booked since last year.

Recorded deaths:

A 78-year-old woman resides in the center. Accepted April 2, 2001 into SMH. The death was recorded on 08.04.21 in the SMH. Breast cancer patient.

– Male, 58 years old, resident of Chácara Flora. Accepted March 16, 2001 into SMH. The death was recorded on April 9, 2001. Diabetic patient.

– A 72-year-old resident of a secretary. He was admitted on April 5, 2001 at Unimed Hospital. The death was recorded on April 15, 2001 at Unimed Hospital. Patient with arterial hypertension.

– An 86-year-old woman lives in the center. He was admitted on April 13, 2001 at Unimed Hospital. The death was recorded on April 15, 2001 at Unimed Hospital. Patient with arterial hypertension and diabetes.

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– Female, 31 years old, from Castellania. He was accepted on March 30, 2001 into HAC. The death was recorded on April 15, 2001 at HAC. Patient with arterial hypertension and chronic liver disease.

The Health Department clarified that the number of deaths, today, is 852, is updated in the bulletins only after registering the death certificate and the result of the patient’s examination in the epidemiological surveillance system, which is carried out by an administrative team. . It is a security measure to avoid errors in the information issued by the Health Department.

The Secretariat also adds that it is working on updating data on notifications and cases under analysis in the system, including data that were not released at the end of last year. You can follow the development of cases on the Coronavirus Transparency Portal, on the City Hall website (www.petropolis.rj.gov.br)

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