S'pore's ICU capacity not likely to be overwhelmed by serious Covid-19 cases, says expert

Hospitals had started planning for more Covid-19 beds after large clusters emerged, fuelled by the Delta variant. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Serious Covid-19 cases are unlikely to overwhelm intensive care unit (ICU) capacity in Singapore, as hospitals here work to strike a balance between the needs of severe coronavirus cases and other critical care patients.

In an interview with The Straits Times, Professor Dale Fisher, a senior consultant in infectious diseases at the National University Hospital, said hospitals have measures to deal with the potential surge in high-risk or serious cases.

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