The last patient hospitalized with Covid at Ronaldo Gasola Municipal Hospital, in Acari, in the northern region of Rio, received an discharge rate on Monday (15). The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes (PSD), and the Minister of Health, Daniel Soranes, accompanied the medical statement.
Adelino Gomez Silva Filho, 70, lives in Ilha de Governador and has 29 children. He has been hospitalized since August 20.
“I almost died, I survived, and I am leaving. In a little while I will be home (…) Now I will find my children and go on my way,” he said.
“Everyone was by my side, otherwise I would have died (…) The hardest moment was the beginning. At first I was horrified. The doctors were very patient with me. I thank them with all my heart, because everything is working for them. They were really nice to me. I was supposed to go another way, but my dad in heaven wouldn’t let me.“Nor are they,” said the patient with the list of health professionals who attended him.
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The last patient hospitalized with Covid is discharged at Ronaldo Gasola Hospital in Akari
Adelino Gomez Silva Filho, 70, the only patient with Covid, leaves Ronaldo Gasola Hospital – Photo: Henrique Coelho / g1
Adelino, the only Covid patient from a disease reference hospital in Rio, is discharged from hospital – Photo: Engage/TV Globo
At the beginning of the epidemic, the unit was chosen to be the city’s reference in treating the disease. Since the beginning of the health crisis, this was the first time that zero hospitalizations had been conducted in the setting.
The hospital will accept patients with sequelae
Ronaldo Gasola Hospital – Photo: Reproduction / Globo TV
According to the Covid-19 dashboard in Rio, the city took in 37 people due to illness at the start of noon on Monday (15).
At the end of September, Secretary Daniel Sorans stated that Ronaldo Gasola Hospital would again receive patients suffering from the consequences of Covid and victims of other diseases.
“The hospital is now starting a new cycle, where it will start treating patients suffering from the consequences of the coronavirus. The health network has 140 patients with complications of the disease. The hospital will open an outpatient clinic, and it has started offering elective procedures so we can normalize care,” Sorans said. .
Ronaldo Gasola Hospital has 4,000 employees and they have all worked to fight Covid. The unit has 420 beds, 280 of which are in the intensive care unit. In 2021 alone, the hospital admitted 9,500 patients with Covid.
This Monday, the Republic Day holiday, there will be no vaccination against Covid-19 in Rio. Anyone who has received the second scheduled dose can be vaccinated on Saturday (13) and can also be vaccinated this Tuesday (16).
Vaccination returns on Tuesday, in the first dose, people over 12 years old, who have not yet been vaccinated, will be vaccinated. That will last until at least the end of November.
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