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Immediate change to hospitals as Coved 19 pressure rooms.

Immediate construction is underway at Auckland City Hospital to prepare more rooms for Cove 19 patients.

Auckland City Hospital.

Auckland City Hospital has undergone urgent construction work as a key negative pressure room to accommodate the Cove 19.
Image: RNZ / Dan Cook

There were 32 patients in the hospital in the whole area yesterday, 18 of them in Middlemore, 12 in Auckland City and two on the North Coast.

RNZ believes that both Auckland City and Middle Moore are close to or close to the scope of the critical negative pressure rooms that help prevent the spread.

Builders were relocating to the Auckland City Hospital ward yesterday.

Auckland’s three District Health Boards worked together and shared resources to respond to Covid 19.

A spokesman said that all cowardly patients in the city are currently being treated in negative pressure rooms.

If negative pressure rooms are not available, work is underway to create more space.

“As part of our expansion plans, and under the guidance of the Ministry of Health, we are also developing separate, well-ventilated areas and wards identified to isolate patients with COVID 19. Is.”

The spokesman said they were more likely to be used when patients were less affected.

Middlemore has 17 negative pressure rooms, but the health ministry said there were 18 patients yesterday.

Auckland City Hospital has 13 negative pressure rooms and 12 patients.

The DHB said there is more capacity across the region if needed, including eight negative pressure rooms at North Shore Hospital.

He said three DHBs meet several times a day in the area to care for cowardly patients.

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