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Hospitalizations for COVID-19 Persist in Athens and Surrounding Areas


Hospitalizations for COVID-19 persist in Athens and the surrounding communities. The Athens area COVID patients, classified as Region E occupants, total at 42%.

Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center’s status remains at severe ICU and medical diversion, meaning these departments are unable to accept incoming ambulance traffic and new patients will be sent to nearby hospitals for treatment.

St. Mary's Hospital is at a busy but normal status.

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported 102 new cases today for Athens-Clarke County.

ICU beds reach 97% capacity while 93% of inpatient beds are full. Adult ventilators are at 65% capacity.

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