150-200 children with COVID-19 at LRH | Daily News

150-200 children with COVID-19 at LRH

The Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH) is currently treating between 150-200 children who had contracted COVID-19, hospital director G. Wijesuriya said.

Wijesuriya said that between 20 and 25 children infected with the virus are admitted daily to the hospital for treatment.

"Accordingly, five wards have been set aside at the hospital to treat children infected with COVID-19. In addition, a floor has been allocated at the Rajagiriya Ayurveda Hospital for COVID-19 treatment," the Hospital Director said.

Wijesuriya further said that the Government has taken steps to import Oxygen as the demand for Oxygen is also reaching its maximum. Accordingly, measures will be taken to store the required Oxygen within the next two weeks.

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