Dr. Christina Ghaly

Health Services Director for the LA County Department of Health Services

Dr. Christina Ghaly on KCRW

“Right now, about 20% of patients who are in the ICU have COVID. And overall about a quarter or sometimes almost a third of patients with COVID-19 need to be in the ICU.

ICU beds are scarce, patient numbers can go up quickly: Dr. Christina Ghaly on COVID stressing LA hospitals

“Right now, about 20% of patients who are in the ICU have COVID. And overall about a quarter or sometimes almost a third of patients with COVID-19 need to be in the ICU.

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