Coronavirus News

Rise in COVID-19 Cases Causes Hospitals to Reassess Bed Capacity

As state reopening practices deliver spikes in COVID-19 cases, hospitals are again facing increasing hospitalizations  that could stretch or exceed their capacities. While many hospitals have now instituted plans and preparations meant to handle surges, the accelerated pace of COVID-19 cases, particularly in Arizona, California, and Texas with aggressive reopenings, has some hospitals concerned that their ICUs won’t be able to handle anticipated hospitalization surges. More information is available here.