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At one Hospital in Rio de Janeiro State, the ICU is Full of COVID-19 Patients

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AP) The intensive care unit in the public Oceanico hospital in the Brazilian city of Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro is full of COVID-19 patients, and medical workers are constantly on the move.

A dozen doctors, covered from head to toe in protective clothing and equipment, divide up the tasks. In front of a bed, a doctor checks the vital signs of an elderly man and covers him with a blanket. Another uploads patient information to a computer.

"You will get out of this," a doctor said to a sick, elderly man . . .

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