If he is intubated the first need will be to turn him on his front - proning one of the only interventions we have which improves the lungs is hard with a tracheostomy.
The procedure itself is dangerous for patient because they are disconnected from oxygen which is best left till recovery. Dangerous for staff because it generates a lot of aerosols.
We now have a dedicated team performing them all day as people recover. Won't be every day but for a couple of days.