Over the past two weeks, the number of COVID patients in local hospitals more than doubled, going from 77 on July 1 to 183 today, according to the county’s dashboard.
On June 26, local hospitals had 46 COVID patients, according to the city. Two weeks, earlier the hospitals had 17 COVID patients.
The percentage of COVID patients in the hospitals also doubled- from 7.5% to 17.4%.
The good news is beds and ventilators are still available.