Covid admissions to hospitals up 6% last week

ADMISSIONS of Covid-19 patients to health facilities per 100,000 population increased by 6.3% in the fourth epidemiological week 2023 (ME 4/2023), from January 22-28, from the previous week.

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said admissions of categories one and two patients to public hospitals per 100,000 population rose by 20% from ME 3/2023 while no changes were reported for categories three, four and five.