Homagama Base Hospital ICU congested with COVID-19 patients
The Director of the Homagama Base Hospital, Dr Janith Hettiarachchi says that the Intensive Case Unit of the hospital is currently overflowing with COVID-19 patients.
At present, five children under the age of 15 are being treated at the hospital for COVID-19 infection, the director said.
Dr Hettiarachchi mentioned that seven COVID-19 patients are currently being treated at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital and due to the increase in the number of patients, a premature infant unit and two additional wards have been reserved for COVID-19 patients.
At present, about 120 COVID-19 patients are being treated at five wards, the Director said.