Metro Detroit Beaumont hospitals hit critical capacity amid COVID surge – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Officials revealed Thursday morning that the number of COVID-19 patients at Beaumont hospitals has reached more than 800, going beyond the volume of clients seen during the states last infection rise in the fall.”AdMore: Beaumont Health expanding COVID units amidst rise, visitors require vaccination cardJust a few weeks back, the health system reinstated visitor limitations as coronavirus spread increased quickly throughout the region in an effort to protect patients and personnel.”AdBeaumonts statement comes as a number of Metro Detroit health care systems have actually been sounding alarms over hazardous hospital capacity levels due to the increase in COVID clients in recent weeks.The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said last week that about 18 percent of all COVID tests are coming back positive.

Officials announced Thursday early morning that the number of COVID-19 clients at Beaumont hospitals has reached more than 800, exceeding the volume of clients seen throughout the states last virus surge in the fall. The health care system was supposedly only caring for 128 COVID-19 patients on Feb. 28.”AdMore: Beaumont Health broadening COVID units amid surge, visitors need vaccination cardJust a few weeks earlier, the health system restored visitor limitations as coronavirus spread increased rapidly throughout the area in an effort to safeguard clients and personnel.”AdBeaumonts statement comes as a number of Metro Detroit health care systems have been sounding alarms over hazardous medical facility capability levels due to the increase in COVID patients in current weeks.The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said last week that about 18 percent of all COVID tests are coming back positive.