KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 8): The rate of occupancy for government hospital beds in intensive care units (ICUs) had increased to 84% as of Sept 7, compared with 68% previously.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 3): Three months after the number of active Covid-19 cases climbed above 100,000, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah yesterday acknowledged there is a severe shortage of beds in the intensive care units (ICU) at public hospitals.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): The capacity of beds in public and private hospitals treating Covid-19 patients in the Greater Klang Valley (GTV) area will be increased by repurposing some areas of the hospitals into patient wards.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 28): The beds (pictured) in the rooms of the Tokyo Olympic Village became the centre of attention when it was reported that the cardboard made furniture was allegedly designed to be “anti-sex”.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 9): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has indicated that Malaysia still has sufficient capacity at its hospitals and quarantine centres, as only 36% of beds at government hospitals are currently in use to treat those infected by Covid-19, amid concerns over the recent spike in the number of active cases.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): IHH Healthcare Bhd has allocated 200 beds across its network of 15 Pantai and Gleneagles Hospitals in Malaysia to treat non-Covid19 patients decanted from public hospitals.