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Bed capacity of 2 Olongapo hospitals back to safe level

/ 05:43 PM September 23, 2021

OLONGAPO CITY—Two of the four hospitals treating COVID-19 patients in this city are back to a safe level after their bed occupancy rate dropped below 60 percent.

Data from the Department of Health on Thursday, Sept. 23, showed that three of the four COVID-19 beds of the Zambales Medical Mission Group Coop Hospital are already vacant.

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Meanwhile, three of the six COVID-19 beds of the Mother and Child Hospital are also available on Thursday.

Four isolation beds of the two hospitals are also vacant, the same DOH data showed.

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The other two hospitals-the James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital and the St. Jude Medical Center- are either fully occupied or nearing full capacity.

In general, Olongapo City has an 81.3-percent occupancy rate, and all of its intensive care unit beds were occupied.

As of Wednesday, the city recorded 49 new COVID-19 cases, which brought to 761 its active infections.

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