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Abuja coronavirus Isolation Center now 100% full

By The Nigerian Voice
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There are fears that coronavirus patients taking up hundreds of isolation center beds will mean other patients cannot get the care they need and may die as a result.

One of the Abuja Covid-19 Isolation Centers has declared a ‘critical incident’ because its care unit is completely full after a surge in coronavirus patients.

A frontline official called the situation ‘petrifying’ and medics at the center must look for where to send new patients. Per Second News reports that within the last week Abuja received no fewer than 410 new patients. There are fears that coronavirus patients taking up hundreds of isolation center beds will mean other patients cannot get the care they need and may die as a result.

We have this evening declared a ‘critical incident’ in relation to our critical care capacity at this Abuja Covid-19 isolation center, said the official under the condition of anonymity. ‘This is due to an increasing number of patients with Covid-19. This means that we currently do not have enough space for patients requiring critical care.’

-Persecnews