Michigan hits new record for adult COVID-19 hospitalizations; 80% of beds full

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Michigan reached a brand new document of adults hospitalized with COVID-19 on Monday with 4,181 hospitalized with confirmed instances of the virus, probably the most for the reason that pandemic started.

Within the state, greater than 80% of complete hospital inpatient beds and 84% of intensive care unit beds are full, based on the state well being division. Hospitalizations have been rising for 19 weeks, and Michigan continues to have probably the most instances and highest inpatient mattress use within the nation. 

The Monday tally breaks the earlier document of 4,158 adults hospitalized on April 19.

9 hospitals are 100% full, based on the most recent state knowledge. They embody Ascension Standish, Bronson South Haven, Detroit Receiving Hospital, MidMichigan Medical Middle in Alma, ProMedica Coldwater, Promedica Monroe, Spectrum Well being in Hastings, St. Joseph Mercy in Ann Arbor and Livingston. One other 22 hospitals are above 90% full.

“It is virtually completely unvaccinated,” Dr. Matthew Sims, director of infectious illness analysis for Beaumont Well being, instructed The Detroit Information throughout a Sunday break of caring for COVID-19 sufferers. “And I can inform you the numbers that we have seen by me and my companions within the final couple of days have gone up.”

Beaumont, the state’s largest well being system, is treating Michigan’s most COVID-19 sufferers at 562 at eight of its hospitals, that are all above 70% capability. 

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