Hospitals in Sydney’s west are remaining swamped by COVID-19 individuals with overall health authorities estimating about 200 situations are presenting with the virus each and every day.

“Western Sydney is currently the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic and we have to have to foresee desire in buy that harmless care is presented in our hospitals,” a Western Sydney Area Health District spokesperson mentioned in a statement.

Western Sydney Area Wellness District is caring for additional than 1500 COVID-19 individuals in the local community.

As of this early morning, there have been 121 confirmed COVID-19 sufferers at Westmead Clinic and 15 verified COVID-19 patients at Blacktown Clinic.

Very last 7 days, Westmead Hospital had 279 confirmed COVID-19 individuals arrive by ambulance. This is an common of 40 for every working day.

To cope with demand from customers, Westmead Medical center will open a new shorter keep unit in the emergency section for coronavirus patients.

“Westmead Healthcare facility is working with other hospitals to urgently review and prioritise methods – with COVID people currently being transferred or redirected to other metropolitan hospitals when vital,” the spokesperson stated.

They reported Western Sydney Area Wellbeing District has also partnered with Calvary Wellbeing Care to take care of clients in the local community.