Situation in Belarusian infectious diseases hospitals
Today infectious diseases hospitals and polyclinics in Belarus operate at maximum capacity. How is the situation with treatment, the availability of places and personal protective equipment, tut.by reports.
According to official statistics from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, the number of coronavirus cases during the second wave doubled. However, over the past six months, the country's healthcare system has already worked at its limit.
General information on all health facilities makes it clear that hospitals are full of patients and there are fewer and fewer places. Many people had to take a seat in the corridor, waiting for a free sleeping place in the ward. A large number of medical institutions were temporarily retrained into infectious diseases hospitals in order to reduce the burden on doctors.
In addition, the demand for oxygen in hospitals has increased, a large number of people are under artificial ventilation apparatus.