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Covid-19: What life is like when hospitals cannot admit patients
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Covid-19: What life is like when hospitals cannot admit patients

Covid patients in Sylhet are scrambling from one hospital to another in search of ICU beds Even if you have the money, there is no guarantee that you will be able to get admitted to a hospital for Covid-19 treatment right away, as hospitals are overwhelmed and extremely unequipped, says Rafiqul Islam, a resident of Dakkhin Surma upazila of Sylhet. “My father tested positive five days back and is struggling to breathe. He needs an ICU bed but all beds are occupied everywhere. “We had been to Osmani Medical College Hospital and then to two private hospitals but there was no ICU bed to get him admitted," Rafiqul, a working man in his late 40s, told UNB in front of North East Medical College Hospital. “Even the wait at every hospital and every desk was frustrating. We were frequent...