Health

Admissions to hospitals drop while outpatients surge

According to the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, the number of hospital inpatients declined whereas outpatients surged in nine months of the year.

Patients are waiting to see physicians in an infirmary in District 9 (Photo; SGGP)

Patients are waiting to see physicians in an infirmary in District 9 (Photo; SGGP)

Specifically, more than 36 million people have come to hospitals and medical facilities in the city for checkup while it was 32 million in 2018 while inpatients slightly dropped compared to the same period last year.

By THANH SON - Translated by ANH QUAN

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