COVID patient at Tel Aviv hospital dies after breathing tube detached

A 47-year-old coronavirus patient at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv dies after his breathing tube was detached.

The hospital says staff didn’t notice for several minutes, as they were dealing with other emergency situations in the intensive care unit.

Following the patient’s death, the hospital says it will cut back other operations to boost the medical teams treating those sick with COVID-19.

“We’re experiencing a heavy burden that is challenging the staff,” the hospital is quoted saying by the Ynet news site.

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