St. Luke's COVID Wards Full on Fourth Day of Lockdown

Patients are advised to consider other hospitals.
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The COVID-19 wards and critical care units of St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City and BGC Taguig are full, management said Monday as the country records more than 8,000 new virus cases daily for the ninth day straight. 

Patients are awaiting admission to emergency rooms, according to the statement.

"For those experiencing COVID symptoms and are in need of urgent medical treatment, we kindly request you to consider other healthcare institutions to get the immediate care and attention you need," the statement said.

Metro Manila and other high-risk areas are back under enhanced community quarantine or ECQ, the stricest type in a four-step classification system, in an attempt to arrest the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant.

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