The Government of the Federal District (GDF) will reactivate 82 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for exclusive treatment of patients with Covid – 19 in Emergency Care Units (PSUs). The decision was announced on Wednesday (17 / 3), at a press conference at the Buriti Palace.

According to the Secretary of Health, Osnei Okumoto , the new ICUs will open the hospitalization wards of the UPAs of Núcleo Bandeirante, Sobradinho and São Sebastião. The three units have mechanical ventilation support and connection points for oxygen and hemodialysis.

Will be 42 beds at Núcleo Bandeirante, 20 in Sobradinho and others 20 in São Sebastião.

At the height of the first wave of contamination, in August 2020, these three UPAs even received some patients with Covid- 19.

“This time all beds will be exclusive what, in addition to helping to relieve the demand , it will avoid the risk of infection to patients in another treatment ”, informed Osnei.

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