COVID-19 Concern In Eastern KY

Appalachian Regional Healthcare is concerned as COVID-19 cases increase at an alarming rate across the Commonwealth, health experts said that they are seeing some of the highest incidence rates since the pandemic began.“Three weeks ago, we had on average seven to eight patients, three weeks ago last Friday I had eight in-patient COVID positive patients,” Dr. Maria Braman said. “Today, I have 72 and 15 of those in the ICU. This is getting close to some of the highest numbers we’ve ever seen.” She says Eastern Kentucky currently is amongst the lowest in terms of vaccination rates in the country

Source: MG News

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