MOH's biggest challenge now is to ensure hospitals, healthcare workers are not overburdened: Ong Ye Kung

MOH's biggest challenge now is to ensure hospitals, healthcare workers are not overburdened: Ong Ye Kung

19/9/2021 8:04:00 AM

MOH's biggest challenge now is to ensure hospitals, healthcare workers are not overburdened: Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE — With accident and emergency (A&E) and general wards coming under pressure, the biggest challenge currently confronting the Ministry of Health (MOH) is to ensure that hospitals and healthcare workers are not overburdened.

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Necessary steps are being taken to treat covid as endemic. Hope gov don't backtrack Do you think the pple got patient to monitor till they are breathless to rush to hosp to get treatment? Will you be coming up with new news which obviously new to you but not to us that the ambulance is overloaded? What is not serious to you is serious for the pple. Mind it.

Do you think so far that the coronavirus is behaving according to ur anticipation that u r able to come up with a timeline and run a trial without testing it out? The only worrying thing now is what is not consider serious for u is serious for the citizens. OYK has no solution as he did say it’s expected that cases will rise and increase is a rite of passage.. Million dollar salary to just wait and see.

Does PAPSingapore ye kung actually know how to face the challenge and come up with feasible solutions? We waiting with bated breath. MOH is relying on the notion that vaccinated patient will not fall seriously sick but my question is what if things changes quickly and younger vaccinated patient falls really sick at home and all these happens at the same time? Our ambulances will not be able to cope etc

Singapore's daily COVID-19 cases likely to hit 1,000 soon: Ong Ye KungThe number of serious cases remains low for now due to Singapore's vaccination programme, says the Health Ministry. Fully understand the need to protect peolle but these numbers suggest current policy is not in step with the reality. Clear case for some relaxation especially for the younger whose mental health is just as important. Numbers here very small & even nil for those unvaccinated 30. But, many are not know & unrealised how severe is the condition those hosptl'd (though not sent to ICU), if in fact Covid sickness is not severe, why those ppl still need to be hosptl'd? One needs to realize that.

S'pore's daily Covid-19 cases to hit 1,000 soon in 'rite of passage' before situation stabilises: Ong Ye KungSingapore is likely to see 1,000 Covid-19 cases a day soon with the number of daily cases doubling every week, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (Sept 17). This is not unexpected, he added. Every country that has decided to live with the virus will sooner or later... OYK always stating the obvious! Hahaha In his position, he should be saying “how to overcome it”!! I wonder these ministers are only GOV because of the wages!🤦🏾

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S'pore's daily Covid-19 cases to hit 1,000 soon in 'rite of passage' before situation stabilises: Ong Ye KungSingapore is likely to see 1,000 Covid-19 cases a day soon with the number of daily cases doubling every week, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (Sept 17). This is not unexpected, he added. Every country that has decided to live with the virus will sooner or later... OYK always stating the obvious! Hahaha In his position, he should be saying “how to overcome it”!! I wonder these ministers are only GOV because of the wages!🤦🏾

Singapore's daily COVID-19 cases likely to hit 1,000 soon: Ong Ye KungThe number of serious cases remains low for now due to Singapore's vaccination programme, says the Health Ministry. Fully understand the need to protect peolle but these numbers suggest current policy is not in step with the reality. Clear case for some relaxation especially for the younger whose mental health is just as important. Numbers here very small & even nil for those unvaccinated 30. But, many are not know & unrealised how severe is the condition those hosptl'd (though not sent to ICU), if in fact Covid sickness is not severe, why those ppl still need to be hosptl'd? One needs to realize that.