Atlanta, Georgia 2021-09-16 12:49:00 –
Atlanta (CBS46) —Georgia currently has 5,327 COVID-19 patients admitted, with 258 new patients as of September 15.
According to the Georgia Hospital Association, 96.3% of ICU beds are currently in use and 87.8% of all inpatient beds are currently in use.
Obviously, not all beds in Georgia hospitals are currently occupied by COVID-19 patients, but they do account for 30.4% of patients.
Georgia Hospital Capacity, September 16th. Updated the date of the maximum number of COVID-19 hospitalizations that occurred on September 8. This number is the highest point in the pandemic. pic.twitter.com/iKw8mdgclT
— Georgia Hospital Association (@GaHospitalAssoc) September 16, 2021
Georgia hospitals, like many other hospitals in the United States, Responding to the shortage of nurses..
Between high occupancy and a shortage of nurses, this means that many hospitals are feeling tense.
The lowest point of the year was June 7. At that time, Georgia Hospital had 435 COVID-19 patients.
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