Hospitals in Elkhart County on Tuesday said their struggle to care for patients under the weight of COVID-19 has become desperate and health officials urged the community to take action.
Elkhart General and Goshen Health both reported near-record hospitalizations and at-capacity intensive care units because of the coronavirus. They said surgeries and screenings are being postponed for patients in need because health care systems are overwhelmed.
Goshen Health reported the highest number of Covid-related deaths in its facility in a single month since the pandemic began.
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