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Georgia Hospital Association reporting 96.3% ICU beds occupied in state | News – Atlanta, Georgia

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 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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