Medical workers have spoken of distressing scenes at the city’s overcrowded public hospitals. Photo: Jelly Tse
Medical workers have spoken of distressing scenes at the city’s overcrowded public hospitals. Photo: Jelly Tse

Coronavirus: Hong Kong medical workers share distressing scenes from overcrowded public hospitals as cases surge

  • Supply of oxygen cylinders has been affected by large case numbers, with medical workers forced to check each cylinder to avoid patients needing resuscitation
  • Limited space has created poor hygiene conditions, with one medic saying an emergency department smelt of human waste

Medical workers have spoken of distressing scenes at the city’s overcrowded public hospitals. Photo: Jelly Tse
Medical workers have spoken of distressing scenes at the city’s overcrowded public hospitals. Photo: Jelly Tse
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