Brazil sees record-high ICU occupancydue to COVID-19 surge

Brazil sees record-high ICU occupancydue to COVID-19 surge

Rio de Janeiro: Occupancy levels at Brazil's intensive care units (ICU) have surpassed 90 per cent in 21 of the country's 26 regional capitals, the highest rates since the country's first COVID-19 case was announced. Regional daily "Folha de Sao Paulo" said on Wednesday that ICUs in four state capitals, namely Belo Horizonte, Campo Grande, Rio Branco and Porto Velho, have reached full capacity. Only two capitals had ICU occupancy rates below 80 percent, which were Manaus (77 percent) and Boa Vista (48 percent).

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