UK may move some coronavirus patients into hotels as hospitals struggle with new strain

UK may move some coronavirus patients into hotels as hospitals struggle with new strain

England’s health care system may move patients into hotels to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to handle rising COVID-19 admissions.

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Wednesday that the National Health Service was looking at various ways to reduce the strain on hospitals, including moving patients to hotels when appropriate. Discussions about the issue were first reported by The Guardian newspaper.

We would only ever do that if it was clinically the right thing for somebody,” Hancock told Sky News. “在某些情况下, people need sit-down care, they don’t actually need to be in a hospital bed.

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Britain already has Europe’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak, with over 83,000 死亡人数, and the number of hospital beds filled by COVID-19 patients is still rising. Hospitals in England English are now treating 55% more COVID-19 cases than during the first peak of the pandemic in April.

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