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MoH: ICU beds increased by 41% in Riyadh hospitals

Saudi Press Agency

Tuesday 1441/12/7 - 2020/07/28

Riyadh, July 28, 2020, SPA -- The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced that the intensive care unit (ICU) bed capacity in Riyadh hospitals has been increased by 41%, 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 3,280 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.

15:00 LOCAL TIME 12:00 GMT

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