Australia's ICU capacity to be doubled to fight COVID-19

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated March 26 2020 - 9:35am, first published 9:30am
Deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly addresses the media. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Health authorities are preparing to double the capacity of intensive care units around the country, and the deputy chief medical officer has said new ventilators won't be right for all patients.


Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

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