Iranian Red Crescent

Noorafshar Hospital admits more than 1,700 Patients with Covid-19

TEHRAN, 9 May 2020 (IRCS) - 1,773 patients with Covid-19 have referred to Noorafshar Hospital, which is affiliated to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), over the past two months.

Of these, 473 patients have been hospitalized from 20 February to 19 April, said Dr Majid Noori, Head of the hospital.

Stressing the existence of two ICU wards with a capacity of 20 beds in Noorafshar Hospital, Noori added: “A total of 120 patients have been hospitalized in ICU with a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 10 days."

“Out of a total of 473 patients with Covid-19 who have been hospitalized in different wards of the hospital, 179 have been discharged and 137 are hospitalized. Unfortunately, 55 people with coronavirus have died,” said Noori.

In the past two months, only Covid-19 patients have been admitted to Noorafshar Hospital. Furthermore, 21 ventilators have been used to treat the patients.



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