WORLD Brazil's Amazonas sends COVID-19 patients out of state as hospitals buckle

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Brazil's Amazonas sends COVID-19 patients out of state as hospitals buckle

Xinhua

18:45, January 16, 2021

People queue up to buy oxygen at an oxygen factory in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said. (Photos: Xinhua)

People queue up to buy oxygen at an oxygen factory in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

Health workers transfer a COVID-19 patient to a plane in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

A health worker puts oxygen cylinders on the plane to transfer COVID-19 patients in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

Two people carry the oxygen cylinder at an oxygen factory in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

Health workers transfer a COVID-19 patient to a plane in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

People queue up to buy oxygen at an oxygen factory in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

People queue up to buy oxygen at an oxygen factory in Manaus of Amazonas, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2021. Brazil's northern state of Amazonas moved to send 235 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 to other states as its healthcare system was stretched to the limit, Governor Wilson Lima said Thursday. Hospitals in state capital Manaus are crowded and lack the oxygen needed to treat infected patients, he said.

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