July 1, 2022
Rio has been hospitalized with Covid in the capital and has only 30 beds in state and federal medical units |  Rio de Janeiro

Rio has been hospitalized with Covid in the capital and has only 30 beds in state and federal medical units | Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is witnessing an improvement in the pandemic scenario directly related to the vaccination against the Corona virus: State and federal hospitals located in the capital, only 30 people were hospitalized with illness on Saturday (20).

Moreover, since the beginning of the epidemic for the first time, The Municipal Health Network has no hospitalized patients due to Covid. a The Health Department also informed that in past 48 hoursNo one has been to network health units with Covid.

Should new cases of Covid emerge, patients should be referred to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases Evandro Chagas, which is linked to Vicruz and has become a reference for receiving patients with the disease because it has 197 beds available.

The municipality admitted 1,400 people to hospital in May

The situation is radically different from what happened 6 months ago, in May 2021, When there were about 1,400 patients admitted with Covid in every public hospital in the capital. On May 21, 766 patients were in intensive care units.

According to researchers, and health authorities, the improvement in indicators is a reflection of vaccination.

Even with evidence showing the vaccine’s effectiveness, about 600,000 people have not yet taken the second dose in the state of Rio de Janeiro.