St. Luke’s Medical Center Releases Announcement on COVID-19 Wards, ICU Status
ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER – The management of the hospital declared a full capacity on its COVID-19 warns and Intensive Care Units (ICU).
The Philippines is one of the nations battling against COVID-19 now. Recently, the community quarantine measures were heightened following a surge on the coronavirus cases.
The record of the Department of Health (DOH) does not fall below 3,000 cases daily in the past few days. Currently, the total coronavirus cases recorded in the country is at 122,754 with 2,168 deaths and 66,852 recoveries.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte placed Metro Manila and several nearby areas under a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) after the health workers called for a breather. The said quarantine measure is until August 15.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, several hospitals an healthcare facilities announced full capacity. This pandemic is truly a huge challenge to the healthcare system of the country.
Recently, the management of St. Luke’s Medical Center, one of the biggest hospitals in the Philippines, released a statement. It declared a full capacity of the COVID-19 wards and ICUs in two (2) of its hospitals.
St. Luke’s previously announced the full capacity of its ICU. This huge healthcare facility got two buildings – one in Global City and the other in Quezon City.
In its statement posted on Facebook, St. Luke’s Medical Center requested those who need immediate medical treatment to go other healthcare facilities until they can accommodate patients again. It assured the public that continue posting updates.
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