COVID hospital occupancy rate up to 30% - AGENAS
ROME. KAZINFORM The proportion of ordinary-ward hospital places occupied by COVID-19 patients had risen to 30% in Italy after the rate increased in eight regions in the last 24-hour period, the national agency for regional health services, AGENAS, said on Wednesday.
Those regions were Calabria, where the occupancy rate has risen to 43%, Friuli Venezia Giulia (34%), Lazio (29%), Marche (29%), the autonomous province of Bolzano (20%), the autonomous province of Trento (29%), Puglia (23%), Valle d'Aosta (up five percentage points to 57%), ANSA reports.
The rate was down in Molise (13%) and Umbria (31%) and steady in the other regions.
The proportion of intensive-care beds taken up by coronavirus sufferers was steady at 18% at the national level and dropped in six regions in the last 24-hour period, AGENAS said.
It was up in Abruzzo (to 20%), the autonomous province of Bolzano (18%) and Piedmont (24%) and stable elsewhere.