Demand for hospital resources are likely to increase by the end of January 2021 – with a distinctly sharper rate of increase for hospital beds relative to ICU ventilators and other equipment needed for critically ill COVID-19 patients.
This suggests that while cases are rising, the ratio of critically ill cases to total cases will be lower than in the initial surge seen in the early parts of 2020.
Total vaccine doses per 100 people
“There remains a shocking imbalance in the global distribution of vaccines,” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference.
Source: BBC News