California Sunday reported that 45,352 people Newly tested positive As for Covid-19, the boom continues that has pushed hospitals and their exhausted staff to the brink of an abyss.
Across the United States, hospitals are racing to keep up with booms Covid-19 Patients are in numbers they haven’t seen anywhere else in the pandemic.
In general, at least 125,000 people across the country in hospital were infected with the Coronavirus on Sunday, which represents more than a month the number of hospitalization cases exceeded 100,000, according to Covid Tracking Project.
California emergency room officials said hospitals are treating an unprecedented number of coronavirus patients, including some health care workers.
At Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, 44 emergency department employees tested positive for the virus between December 27 and January 1, according to Irene Chavez, senior vice president and district director.
In a separate statement, Chavez said the medical center was investigating whether the inflatable, air-conditioned uniform played a role in the spread of the disease.
“A staff member appeared briefly in the emergency department on December 25 wearing a powered uniform,” Chavez said. “Any exposure, if it did, would be totally innocent, and totally accidental, as the individual had no symptoms of Covid and only sought to lift the spirits of those around them during a very stressful period.”
In the statement, Chavez said that air-powered clothes would no longer be allowed in the facility.
Military support: In Southern California, design and construction experts from the US Army Corps of Engineers have been deployed to the Los Angeles area to “evaluate and update oxygen delivery systems as necessary” in about six hospitals.
Colonel Julie Palten, Los Angeles District Commander for the Corps of Engineers, said that a hospital in the area had converted administrative offices and rooms into treatment areas for coronavirus patients.