Beds with patients had to be placed on the street: in Hong Kong, there was a hospital collapse due to the outbreak of COVID-19
Most of the new cases are in the Omicron strain.
Patients on the street. There has been a hospital collapse in Hong Kong due to the coronavirus outbreak.
This was told on the air of TSN.Ranok February 17.
Patients are so short of beds in hospitals that beds have had to be set up in the open . Now, according to various estimates, about 10 thousand people cannot get to hospitals, despite the fact that they need hospitalization due to COVID-19.
It is noted that in the city of 7 million people are now recording 2-4 thousand new cases per day. But even this, doctors say, is a big burden on hospitals. Most of the new cases are in the Omicron strain. And although the authorities admit that Hong Kong is currently experiencing the fifth wave of the pandemic, they are in no hurry to introduce a citywide lockdown .