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Phoebe Reports Friday COVID-19 Numbers


Friday, May 1, 2020 @ 1:15 p.m. -

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

  • Total Positive Results – 2,327
  • Total Positive Deaths from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 82
  • Total Positive Deaths from Phoebe Sumter – 23
  • Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 57
  • Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Sumter Medical Center - 17
  • Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Worth Medical Center – 1
  • Total Patients Awaiting Test Results – 189
  • Total Negative Results – 4,942
  • Total Patients Recovered – 1,788

In the last 24 hours, Phoebe received 227 test results throughout the health system.  That number includes 203 negative results and 24 positives, including two additional deaths of positive COVID-19 patients.

“We are saddened that COVID-19 continues to take lives in our community, but we are hopeful that the rate of transmission will continue to go down.  We know many people have delayed care for other conditions as our community has focused on responding to the COVID-19 crisis.  We want people to know, Phoebe is here to serve their healthcare needs, and they should not postpone seeking care out of fear of coronavirus.  Next week, we will begin restarting some services to provide medically necessary care to patients.  We have detailed protocols in place to ensure the safety of our patients and the Phoebe Family, and we are grateful to have the privilege of serving the healthcare needs of the people of southwest Georgia,” 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.