Saint John’s Hospital. Almost a thousand admissions to the Emergency Department with half of adults testing positive for Covid-19


The Hospital de São João, in Porto, admitted, on Tuesday, 963 users to the emergency services, with practically half of the adults tested positive for Covid-19.

According to the unit, 46% of adults with respiratory complaints tested positive.

On Monday, the record for admissions to the Emergency Department was broken, with 1022 patients being treated in 24 hours.

Of these, 144 patients were admitted to the respiratory area and 53 tested positive for Covid-19…

In Lisbon, in the case of Hospital de Santa Maria, there was no increase in demand for emergency services.

contacted by Renaissancea hospital source said that demand is in line with the same period last year, ranging between 600 and 700 admissions per day.


Source: Renascença – Noticias by rr.sapo.pt.

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