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Hospital admissions in Geneva rising

National News // Oct. 19, 2020

The number of coronavirus patients in Geneva is climbing, and the head of intensive care at the university hospital is worried and believes another lockdown is needed.

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Jérome Pugin is also warning his team is small and tired.

He says there are seven patients in intensive care and another five in acute care at the moment – and admittances are climbing.

He says his staff feel a little less supported than during the first wave – and the disruption to social lives also affects them.

But he does say they’ve learnt a lot since the spring and have a better idea on drug treatments.

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