The other dozen or so patients requiring urgent care will have to wait in the ward until Monday.
Most of the shelves in the storeroom are emptyThe crisis is due in large part to collapse of oil prices after 17 years of oil-fuelled prosperity.
Most of the shelves in the storeroom are empty.
Meanwhile, in June, the Chavism-controlled Supreme Court threw out a law passed in the Venezuelan National Assembly by an opposition-led majority designed to address the health crisis.
In the country as a whole, the infant mortality rate rose by 0.02% in 2012 and by 2.01% in 2015.