The Emporia Gazette
Newman Regional Health dropped to just 4% bed capacity, with an average of one bed available on any given day, this week.
According to the hospital’s weekly COVID-19 dashboard, a daily average of 24 patients were hospitalized each day between Oct. 13 — 26 — including both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients. Of that number, 21 were seen in ICU beds and three were in ICU beds.
Newman Regional Health reported a daily average of eight COVID-19 positives a day in that time frame, including two in Express Care, two in the emergency room, one inpatient and three in the ICU.
Since July 1, 43 of the 49 (89.6%) hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Newman Regional Health were unvaccinated. Just five were vaccinated.