He Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) clarified this Tuesday that in total there are 185 beds available for Covid patients in the Mexico City, of which two are for general hospitalization and 183 with intubation capacity, that is, with a ventilator.
On this day, the IMSS had reported, without making it clear, that there were only two beds available for general care.
However, through a statement, the medical unit detailed tonight that the numerical separation of the beds refers to an administrative procedure to know how many ventilators there are, so it assured that these beds can be used for general hospitalization of patients with this disease.
He also highlighted that the institution has managed to maintain an average availability of beds per day, between 106 and 343 in the Metropolitan Area of the Valley of Mexico, during the last two weeks that have represented greater pressure due to the increase in coronavirus cases.
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Given this, he explained that the availability of the number of beds is dynamic and is updated every 8 hours, since as of today there are 239 beds available, 76 with ventilators and 163 for general hospitalization in the Metropolitan Area of the Valley of Mexico.
Finally, he added that 697 beds have been converted in Mexico City to attend 2,682 patients with Sars-Cov-2.