Homagama Base Hospital ICU congested with COVID-19 patients

S. Priyalal (AN) | Published: 7:25 PM May 8 2021
Local 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. 


S. Priyalal (AN) | Published: 7:25 PM May 8 2021

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