Decatur-Morgan Hospital release latest COVID numbers
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - The Decatur-Morgan Hospital has released new numbers on COVID-19 hospitalizations in their facilities.
According to the hospital, 72 people are currently hospitalized with the virus. Out of those patients, only 11 are vaccinated. There are 13 COVID patients in the ICU, 12 are unvaccinated and only one is vaccinated. The hospital reported that 14 COVID patients are on ventilators, only one of those patients is vaccinated. The hospital notes that not all COVID patients in the ICU are on ventilators. Due to the large number of patients, some patients are in overflow beds prior to being admitted into the ICU.
Morgan County health officials say the county is only 35.4% vaccinated. During a COVID-19 press conference on Monday, officials stressed the importance of getting the vaccine.
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