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More ICU beds reserved for COVID patients: Channa Jayasumana

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The health authorities today reserved 45 more ICU (Intensive Care Unit) beds from KDU hospital, Colombo North, Colombo South and Negombo hospitals for the benefit of COVID patients, Minister Channa Jayasumana said today.

State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana told the Daily Mirror there was no shortage of ICU beds otherwise. He said the ICU beds originally reserved for COVID patients remain occupied at the moment.

“We have reserved 40 ICU beds earlier only for such patients. With the latest spike of cases, all are now occupied. Therefore, we secured new ICU beds from four other hospitals to be used in case of any COVID-related emergency,” he said.

Asked other patients requiring such emergency treatments, he said, “we will not take over all the emergency beds for patients infected by the corona virus. We have enough beds left for other critical patients as well.”

After the festive season, there is another wave of escalating cases across the country. The daily cases even surpassed 1000 on Tuesday.(Kelum Bandara)

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  • Chux Wednesday, 28 April 2021 09:51 PM

    Another educated idiot

    BE FAIR Wednesday, 28 April 2021 10:07 PM

    Only 40. Imagine if we sell 225 Luxury Cars how many ICU Beds can be deployed.....???????

    Ram Thursday, 29 April 2021 02:38 AM

    Are they meant for the poor or affluent?

    Dr. Palihawadena Thursday, 29 April 2021 03:59 AM

    Only 45 and make it a big news event. Aren’t these people shameless?

    saman Thursday, 29 April 2021 06:04 AM

    Nobody wants Sri Lanka to be another India! Hope Government will do everything NOW!

    Anthony Thursday, 29 April 2021 06:21 AM

    Good but its time up to get ready opening special places with ICU Facilities since we are going to face more covid cases the way things are going on.

    Shan Thursday, 29 April 2021 06:45 AM

    Now, what about the Dammika Paniya?

    Sokrates Thursday, 29 April 2021 08:24 AM

    45 more ICU beds in 14 month. A grandiose and heroic achievement by our beloved Great Dictator.

    samson Thursday, 29 April 2021 11:13 AM

    For you to say so, are you also a minister of health?


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