EL CENTRO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) -El Centro Regional Medical center CEO says COVID Numbers are expected to surge this coming week because of the Thanksgiving weekend.
They are also currently working on transferring patients however even that has been a challenge since surrounding county hospitals are also overwhelmed with COVID patients.
“This is going to be a very very busy weekend, there are hospitals in San Diego that have exceeded their capacity and ability and the capacity we’re talking about isn’t patients but staff, the staff is getting the infection,” said Dr. Adolphe Edward, Chief Executive Officer.
Dr.Edward also pleaded to the community to do their part saying the community can help the hospitals not be overwhelmed.
Coming up on Nightside, News 11 Gianella Ghiglino brings us more of the latest COVID updates from the El Centro Council meeting.