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Phoebe Reports Monday COVID-19 Numbers


Monday, April 13, 2020 @ 1:48 p.m. -

Albany, Ga. – As of noon Monday, these were all Phoebe-related COVID-19 test results:

  • Total Positive Results – 1,851
  • Total Positive Deaths from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 54
  • Total Positive Deaths from Phoebe Sumter – 10
  • Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 143
  • Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Sumter Medical Center - 25
  • Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Worth Medical Center – 0
  • Total Patients Awaiting Test Results – 112
  • Total Negative Results – 3,170
  • Total Patients Recovered – 943

Since Friday, Phoebe received 473 test results throughout the health system.  That number includes 356 negative results and 117 positives, including five additional deaths of positive COVID-19 patients.

“We continue to analyze our COVID-19 data daily to help determine trends.  The number of daily new COVID patients requiring hospitalization reached a high point of 44 on April 1st.  We have not approached that number since, but we continue to see a significant number of additional patients every day, and many of them are critically ill when they arrive at our emergency centers.  The COVID-19 public health crisis is not going away anytime soon in southwest Georgia, and we know we must be prepared to care for COVID-19 patients for months to come,” said Scott Steiner, Phoebe Putney Health System Chief Executive Officer.

For updated information on COVID-19, visit www.phoebehealth.com/coronavirus and www.cdc.gov.