In the evening of 20 December, the administration of the hospital «Rambam» has informed the Ministry of health that the emergency Department is filled by 210%. The staff can not cope with the influx of patients. Their turn expect to have about 170 people.
More than 100% filled in and other hospitals in Haifa, so the MoH is not allowed to close the emergency Department in Rambam and redirect ambulances for the ambulance service «Magen David Adom» in other clinics.
In the hospital «Bnei Zion» formed a queue of cars «ambulance». The administration of the hospital «Carmel» reported a large influx of patients, however, the staff are «monitoring the situation».