Health officials concerned about staffing as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise – KOB

” As we increase … we may have beds, but we may not have staffing for those beds,” Scrase said.

In addition to case counts going up, hospitalizations are likewise up..

Health authorities likewise report that cases amongst any age groups are up. Contact tracers report the most common location people have sought checking positive is shopping, following by breweries or dining establishments..

To get this spike under control, health authorities stated its going to take a community effort of using face coverings, social distancing and avoiding big groups.

Scrase says about 30% of the cases in Doña Ana County were from the last two weeks, and more than 25% of the cases in Bernalillo County were from the last two weeks as well.