The variety of COVID-19 sufferers are steadily rising because of the new variant and it has already exceeded the capability of the federal government’s well being sector, stated secretary of the GMOA Dr. Sonal Fernando.
The brand new variant may be very extreme and the a lot of the constructive sufferers are hospitalised with circumstances comparable to pneumonia, he added.
The variety of ICU beds required to deal with the rising variety of sufferers have additionally gone, making the state of affairs very important, he stated.
Beforehand, when there have been 8000 sufferers, the requirement for ICU beds stood at 17, however now it has gone as much as 36, he stated.
If pressing measures should not taken to manage the state of affairs with the collaboration of all of the associated sectors, Sri Lanka should pay the identical state of affairs the India is going through at present, he added.