Dr. Uçaner: 2/3 of the patients treated at the hospital are unvaccinated or have not completed the vaccination program
Emergency Hospital Chief Physician Dr. Erol Uçaner pointed out the increase in cases in the country and invited the public to be vaccinated; He said that two-thirds of coronavirus-positive cases are unvaccinated or have not completed the vaccination program.
Emergency Hospital Chief Physician Dr. Erol Uçaner announced that after the record number of coronavirus cases announced yesterday, 160 new cases detected from night to morning were completed at the Emergency Hospital between 09.00 and 11.15 and the cases continue to come.
Uçaner also noted that they increased the number of doctors in order to speed up the examinations at the Emergency Hospital in order not to make the patients victims, and they called the employees who are on leave to work.
Informing Turkish Agency Cyprus (TAK) about the situation and preparations at the Emergency Hospital after the increase in coronavirus cases recently, Chief Physician Dr. Erol Uçaner said that as of this morning, a total of 94 Kovid-19 patients were treated in the Emergency Hospital and Chest Diseases Quarantine Department, and 12 Kovid-19 patients in the Intensive Care Service.
Explaining that there are 82 patients in the Emergency Hospital with a 96-bed capacity and 12 patients in the Chest Diseases Quarantine Department with a 30-bed capacity, Uçaner said that 12 patients are hospitalized in the 36-bed capacity intensive care unit.
“CONTACT TRACKING TEAM SEND US NEW CASE DIVIDED IN HOURS”
Noting that the Contact Tracking Team is aware of the number of cases that started overnight, Uçaner said, “The Contact Tracking Team divides the new cases into hours and sends them to us. "The number of new cases sent to the Emergency Hospital between 09:00 and 11:15 this morning is 160," he said.
Stating that new cases continue to come and there is a density in the Emergency Hospital, Dr. Uçaner explained that they increased the number of doctors in order to speed up the examinations so as not to victimize the patients, they called the employees on leave to work, and they increased the single sections to two and the double sections to three.
THE SMALLEST PATIENT IN THE EMERGENCY HOSPITAL IS 2 YEARS OLD
Uçaner said, “Our only solution is for local governments to increase their control in indoor areas and impose deterrent punishments”, and also informed that most of the 220 cases that emerged yesterday were TRNC citizens.
Uçaner also stated that the ages of those treated at the hospital are between 2 and 90, but the majority of patients between the ages of 18 and 50 are.
Stating that two-thirds of the patients treated at the hospital are unvaccinated or have not completed the vaccination program, Uçaner said that the treatment period of the patients took longer than expected due to the cold weather.
ONBAŞI: “HALF OF THE PATIENTS IN THE INTENSIVE CARE AND MOST OF THE INTUBUTED ARE UNVACCINED”
On the other hand, Nicosia Doctor Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital Intensive Care Specialist Doctor Şükrü Onbaşı informed the Turkish Agency Cyprus (TAK) about the Kovid-19 patients treated in the intensive care unit.
Onbaşı stated that half of the patients hospitalized in the Emergency Hospital Intensive Care Service and most of the intubated patients were unvaccinated.
Stating that there are 12 patients in the intensive care unit, Onbaşı said, "6 of the 12 patients are unvaccinated."
Noting that 6 patients were intubated, Corporal said, "4 of the intubated patients are unvaccinated... Their general condition is critical."
Dr. Şükrü Onbaşı said that most of the 12 patients, 5 female and 7 male, aged between 41 and 83, who were hospitalized in the intensive care unit, had chronic diseases such as heart, kidney, and diabetes, and that a few patients did not have any co-morbidities.