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Metro Manila’s COVID-19 hospital bed, ICU utilization rates at low risk — Duque

/ 01:42 PM January 24, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila’s COVID-19 bed and intensive care unit (ICU) utilization rates are considered low risk at around 40 percent, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said on Monday.

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“Ang bed utilization rate natin nasa 41.81 percent, low risk. Ang ICU naman, nasa 47 percent, low risk din,” Duque said during the Laging Handa briefing.

(Our bed utilization rate is at 41.81 percent, low risk. Our ICU utilization, meanwhile, is at 47 percent, also low risk.)

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“Samantalang sa ibang mga lugar, nasa high to critical risk ang kanilang healthcare utilization rate,” he added.

(Other areas, on the other hand, have high to critical risk healthcare utilization rate.)

Nationwide, the country’s ICU bed utilization rate is at 51 percent. Isolation and ward beds are at 52 percent and 53 percent, respectively.

The Department of Health on Sunday recorded 29,828 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall tally to 3,417,216.

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