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Thirteen patients with COVID-19 have been transferred from Vigali to other hospital units

Thirteen patients with COVID-19 have been transferred from Vigali to other hospital units

Odalis Nunez

Thirteen COVID-19 patients have been in Figali They were transferred to two other hospital units, after technical malfunctions were recorded in the electrical power service at the care center, according to what was reported by the Ministry of Health (Minsa).

According to the Director of Service Provision in Minsa, Yelkes Gil, the transport of patients in ambulances has been coordinated to the facilities at the ITSE, in Tocumen, while those requiring respiratory care have been transferred. To the hospital Panama SolidarioAnd brook.

Thirteen patients infected with COVID-19 have been transferred from Vigali to other facilities

Minsa explained that patient care has not been interrupted and that the transportation procedure in the event of an accidental power outage is “preventive in order to ensure continuous medical care.”

According to the entity, out of the 13 patients hospitalized at the Vigali Care Center, 6 were transferred to Panama Solidario Hospital and 7 to ITSE. Of those last group, 4 are on the verge of being laid off.

ITSE has a capacity of 114 beds, 95 in moderate room and 19 for UCRE, and has high-tech equipment, including fans, transmission fans and high-altitude humidifiers. Flushing, vital signs screens, pacemakers, and hemodialysis machines.

In addition to all necessary telemedicine systems (computers that will have electronic files applied).

While the Panama Solidario Hospital has 100 beds, 30 of them are currently occupied.

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