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Kolkata: For 1st time, hospital COVID wards have vacancies; ICUs still full
News | 25/08/2020 07:37 PM | Click to read full article
COVID general wards across several private hospitals in Kolkata have vacancies for the first time since the pandemic began in late-March, indicating a drop in the admission of moderate cases. Most ICUs, though, remain full and continue to receive a steady stream of patients, prompting several hospitals to extend their critical care units.
“This could be due to the fact that many mild to moderate patients are not seeking hospital admission.”