The Davao Region has reached the “warning zone” in Covid-19 hospital bed capacity due to marked increases in the number of cases, the heath department said.

Bed capacity utilization fell within the 31 to 70 percent range, which is categorized as the “warning zone,” the Department of Health in Region 11 said, citing a July 16 report.

The report showed that bed utilization in the region had reached 53.3 percent in intensive care units (ICUs), 44.48 percent in isolation centers and 41 percent in the ward sections of Covid-19 facilities.

For non-Covid-19 cases, there were still 191 available ICU beds and 220 occupied ICU beds. There were 3,044 available non-ICU beds and 2,998 occupied beds.

“We have plans of transferring mild cases who are admitted at the wards to the different Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facilities (TTMF),” said Lenny Joy Rivera, assistant regional director.

Davao City has the following TTMFs — ALS, 57 hospital beds; La Diva, 21; Malagos, 30; Queensland, 71; RMC, 30; gym facility, 48; Boy Scouts facility, 14; container vans in Malagos, 48, Davao City sports facility, 100; and the UP facility, 35.

TTMFs In all provinces of the Davao Region have a combined 4,844 available hospital beds with only 25 percent or 1,586 beds occupied. Jojo Mangahis