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 that...

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