Peru’s capital city left without ICU beds with mechanical ventilators for Covid patients

The Ombudsman's Office warned that Callao and Lima do not have any beds for seriously ill patients with coronavirus.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Peruvian Ombudsman's Office warned on Wednesday, March 24th, that there are no ICU beds with a mechanical ventilator available in the cities of Lima and Callao. The agency reported that the units for seriously ill patients at Covid-19 are 99.9% full. The entity called on the public to take extreme precautions.

The representative of the ombudsman's office, Alicia Abanto, stated that the number of infections remains the same. "At national level there is an increase of people who are being hospitalized", she said to Canal N. The official asked the population . . .

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