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Jose Abad Santos General Hospital in Manila hits ‘critical level capacity’

/ 11:56 PM September 13, 2021

This photo, taken in July 202, shows the third free mass testing facility at the Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital in Manila. (Photo from the Facebook page of the hospital) 

MANILA, Philippines — The Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital (JJASGH) in Manila has reached its “critical level capacity,” having more patients than beds so that it has to suspend further admissions.

The hospital made the announcement in a Facebook post on Monday.

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Both the hospital’s emergency and holding areas had also reached full capacity.

According to its management, the hospital will only accept new admissions on the discharge of other patients.

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ANUNSYO SA PUBLIKOSetyembre 13, 2021 ika-6 ng gabiAng JUSTICE JOSE ABAD SANTOS GENERAL HOSPITAL (JJASGH) ay umabot…

Posted by Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital – Manila on Monday, September 13, 2021

As of Sept. 13, Manila has a total of 79,997 COVID-19 cases, of which 1,247 are active cases, 77,224 recoveries, and 1,526 deaths.

Nationwide, the total number of COVID-19 cases is 2,248,071 , which includes 180,293 active infections, 2,032,471 recoveries, and 35,307 deaths.

According to the Department of Health, occupied ICU beds in Metro Manila are currently at 78 percent, isolation beds at 65 percent, and ward beds at 72 percent.

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