Infographic on Coronavirus Readiness in Latin America
As the coronavirus spreads throughout Latin America, it’s crucial to understand the resources on hand in hospitals, especially the counts of beds, ventilators and ICUs. For years Global Health Intelligence has been tracking equipment and personnel counts in Latin American hospitals via its HospiScope database.
The infographic below covers a range of key data points for hospitals in a variety of countries/regions in Latin America, including:
- Central America
- Puerto Rico
The data featured in the infographic includes:
- Hospital counts
- Hospital bed counts
- Average number of beds per hospital and per 1,000 people
- Total number of ICUs
- Total number of ventilators
- Amount of ventilators per 1,000 people
Click on the infographic below to download it.
As public health authorities and hospital administrators work to handle the large influx of patients due to the coronavirus, this data may be helpful.