MoH: ICU beds increased by 81% in Makkah hospitals

Thursday 1441/12/23 - 2020/08/13
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Makkah, August 13, 2020, SPA --The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced that the intensive care unit (ICU) bed capacity in Makkah Region hospitals has been increased by 81%, as a part of the Ministry's efforts to upgrade and improve health services in the region to meet the health needs of citizens and residents.
This step comes as a continuation of the Ministry’s announcement to add around 3,500 ICU beds within 90 days in various hospitals in all regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide the highest levels of medical care to citizens and residents. It also comes as a continuation of applying the highest precautionary standards and preventive measures to address the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
14:46 LOCAL TIME 11:46 GMT