Myanmar confirms 491 COVID 19 infections 16 deaths in 24 hours

Grant Boone
January 18, 2021

The team evaluated 97 patients with Covid-19, measuring their mitochondrial DNA levels on the first day of their hospital stay.

Researchers at the UK's Leicester University and the Office for National Statistics found that out of 47,780 people discharged from the hospital, 29.4 percent were readmitted within 140 days, the Telegraph reported.

The study group was compared with the same number of people from similar demographics and with similar medical profiles over the same period.

But the real death toll could be much higher as thousands of COVID-19 survivors return to the hospital with serious health issues several months after their first Coronavirus diagnosis.

"We are hoping that what we are seeing now is an indications that (cases) will start declining and we need to see next week whether there is any new impact from people coming back from the festive season".

Of the 324 adult critical care beds now opened and staffed in the country, 299 were occupied on Sunday evening, 192 of which were patients with Covid-19. Most other markers of inflammation measured in patients with COVID-19, including those still under investigation, are general markers of systemic inflammation, rather than inflammation specific to cell death, according to the researchers.

Common symptoms of long Covid include extreme tiredness, shortness of breath and problems with memory and concentration.

Portugal, which emerged from the first wave of the pandemic with fewer infections and deaths than most European countries, has already almost doubled the overall number of ICU beds since the start of the pandemic, when it had just 528 critical care beds and Europe's lowest ratio per 100,000 inhabitants.

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NHS Shetland recorded three new cases and NHS Orkney detected one.

Sir Simon said: 'The facts are very clear and I'm not going to sugar-coat them, hospitals are under extreme pressure and staff are under extreme pressure. "We believe that if we continue, we will actually see the plateauing of infections".

The variety of individuals in ICUs with COVID-19 reached 647 on Sunday, in line with well being authority DGS.

Most new cases were concentrated in Lisbon, where many patients at the city's public hospitals have already been transferred elsewhere, including to health units in the country's second biggest city Porto.

The surging death rate comes despite hopes infections might finally be tailing off.

12 267 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

Public health experts say if that if you still experiencing shortness of breath after recovering from COVID-19, it's important to contact your primacy care doctor immediately.

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