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13 COVID-19 patients from Figali are transferred to other hospital units due to power outs

13 COVID-19 patients from Figali are transferred to other hospital units due to power outs

The transfer of patients from Figali occurs after technical failures of electrical power in the care center.
Thirteen COVID-19 patients who were in Figali were transferred to two other hospital units, after registering technical failures in the electricity service of the care center, as reported by the Ministry of Health ( Minsa ).

According to the director of Provision of Services of the Minsa, Yelkis Gill, the transfer of patients in ambulances to the facilities located in the Specialized Higher Technical Institute (ITSE), in Tocumen, was coordinated, while those who need respiratory care care were transferred to the Hospital Panamá Solidario , in Albrook.

The Minsa clarified that patient care has not been interrupted and that the transfer measure in the event of power failures due to fortuitous causes is "preventive in order to ensure continuous medical care."

According to the entity, of the 13 patients hospitalized at the Figali Care Center, 6 were transferred to the Hospital Panamá Solidario and 7 to the ITSE. Of this last group, 4 are close to being discharged.

The ITSE has a capacity of 114 beds, 95 in the moderate room and 19 for the Special Respiratory Care Unit (UCRE), and has high-tech equipment, among which are fans, transport fans, high-rise humidifiers. flow, vital signs monitors, defibrillators, dialysis equipment.

In addition to all the necessary system for telemedicine (computers that will have electronic files implemented).

While the Hospital Panamá Solidario has 100 beds, of which 30 are currently occupied.
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