Principal Medical Officer, Dr. Maryam Abdool-Richards says there has been an increasing number of severely and critically ill persons seeking A&E treatment.
She said this was confirmed yesterday during a meeting of Medical Chiefs of Staff from the parallel and traditional health systems.
Dr Richards spoke during today’s Health Ministry briefing.
Dr Richards adds that ICU and HDU beds continue to be largely filled despite a recent increase in capacity.
Dr Richards also presented the following statistics as it relates to the vaccination status of hospitalized persons.