Sinaloa has 4 saturated hospitals others about to reach their limit of COVID patients


There are a total of 873 people hospitalized for coronavirus throughout the state, reports the State Health Secretariat

Sinaloa has four hospitals saturated with COVID-19 patients and others are almost at the limit of their capacity, reveals the registry of the State Health Secretariat.

In Mazatlán there are three hospitals with 100 percent of their beds occupied: IMSS, Issste and Semar and in the municipality of Choix the General Hospital is also saturated.

About to reach the top of its capacity are other hospitals such as the IMSS in Culiacán, which is 98 percent with 188 occupied beds of the 192 that it has for this type of patient.

Also, the Issste in the state capital is about to reach its limit with 58 patients, having only 3 beds available.

The Civil Hospital of Culiacán has 8 beds available.

In Mazatlán, private hospitals are at 90 percent, they have only 2 beds available of the 20 enabled for COVID patients.

The rest of the hospitals in the state have a little more space availability.

According to the latest report from the Sinaloa Ministry of Health, in the state there are 873 people admitted to a hospital for COVID-19, which represents 40 percent of bed occupancy for this type of patient.

Of that total, almost 50 percent are in Culiacán, with a total of 409 hospitalized patients, followed by Mazatlán with 265, Ahome with 130, Guasave 26, Escuinapa 24, Salvador Alvarado 12 and Choix 7. 


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