The number of hospitalizations due to covid-19 in Slovenian hospitals is increasing. Mateja Logar from the Ljubljana Infectious Diseases Clinic estimated that the trend is relatively favorable so far.
Infectious Diseases Clinic in Ljubljana
At the Clinic for Infectious Diseases UKC Ljubljana, 42 patients with covid-19 are hospitalized today, 10 of which are in intensive care unit, she explained. Mateja Logar from the clinic. “The condition of one of the patients who was transferred to the intensive care unit yesterday is relatively stable, so there was no need for intubation and mechanical ventilation. Once again, an assessment will be made and, if stable, he will be able to go back to the ward,” she explained.
Even with three patients in the intensive care unit, the condition is improving and they are in the process of being ventilated. “I hope that in the next few days any of them will be able to breathe independently,” added Logar.
Today, the central Slovenian hospital is also richer for two portable respirators donated by Holding Slovenske elektrarne.
On Tuesday, 39 hospitalized and eight in intensive care units were reported from UKC Ljubljana.
The disease, according to Logar, is still going on “according to relatively optimistic plans or expectations”. Over the weekend, however, it will be shown if the trend remains favorable.
At the end of the week, doctors point out that China has shown that the situation has begun to calm after 12 days of rigorous measures. It will take us 10 days, and at the end of the week it will be more clear what the effects of restrictions are.
Logar again urged people not to socialize, to stay at home, to go to the store only when it is imperative that they make a purchase at the stores as soon as possible, and above all to wash or disinfect their hands. Keep cool individuals at home.
Today, at UCC Maribor, 16 patients have been hospitalized, of which four are already in intensive care and respiratory care. On Tuesday, 13 patients were hospitalized, three of them in the intensive care unit. On Tuesday, 13 hospitalized with covid-19 and three on intensive care were reported from Maribor.
Six patients with covid-19 are currently being treated at the Celje hospital, one of which is in an intensive care unit and connected to a respirator. His condition is stable. There are no new confirmed infections among employees. So far, they have confirmed the infection of one health worker who is in self-isolation, the hospital said via Twitter.
Today, Golnik Clinic has 10 patients with covid-19, none of whom are in intensive care.