ICU beds for COVID-19 patients at St. Luke’s 2 hospitals reach full capacity
Photo of St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City and in Bonifacio Global City. Screengrabbed from the St. Luke’s website
MANILA, Philippines — Both St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City and Bonifacio Global City in Taguig have already reached full capacity in terms of allocated intensive care unit beds intended for COVID-19 patients.
The hospital’s management on Monday asked the public to bring critically ill suspected COVID-19 patients elsewhere to be treated.
“We wish to inform the· public that St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City (SLMC-QC) and Global City (SLMC-GC) have reached full capacity of allocated COVID-19 intensive care unit (ICU) beds as of today, July 13,” the hospital said in a Facebook post.
“In this regard, we request the public to consider bringing critically ill COVID-19 suspects to alternative hospitals so they will receive immediate and utmost care,” it added.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.
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