Hospital Board reviews November COVID-19 outbreak
December 9, 2021
Petersburg Medical Center CEO Phil Hofstetter gave a report on the latest COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on the hospital during the PMC Hospital Board's December 2 meeting.
According to Hofstetter, PMC saw over 230 individual Petersburg residents with COVID-19 in November.
It was the largest outbreak Petersburg has seen since the start of the pandemic, caused in part by the spread of the highly transmissible delta variant.
Approximately 16% visits to the ER in November were for COVID-19 and there was one medevac for a patient with COVID-19 according to his report.
Hofstetter also cited th...