In the Epidemiological Surveillance Bulletin, released on Saturday, October 16, 2020, Pelotas recorded 4,867 people infected with the Covid-19 virus.
The Epidemiological Surveillance of the Municipal Health Department confirmed 40 more cases of coronavirus, referring to 21 women, aged between four and 61 years, and to 19 men, aged between one year and 84 years.
Of this total, 4,251 people are considered recovered, 458 are in isolation and 15 are hospitalized. The municipality has 143 confirmed deaths.
SMS awaits the result of 244 exams that are in Lacen / RS, in the Laboratory of UFPel’s Hospital-Escola and also under analysis by the Testar RS program.
Hospitalized: until 12 noon on Saturday, 37 patients were hospitalized in exclusive beds for treatment of Covid-19, in health units in the city. Six are residents of other locations. Of the total, 19 occupy ICU places and 18 are in the ward.
Of the 31 hospitalized residents in Pelotas, 15 tested positive for the coronavirus, six are suspected and 10 tested negative for the disease, but occupy Covid bed due to clinical protocol. Of these, 13 are in ICU beds and 18 in nursing vacancies.
Of the six patients residing in other municipalities, three are positive, two are suspected and one tested negative for the disease. All occupy ICU beds.
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