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Covid-19 Hospitalization Update

City and Area Health Officials came together Tuesday for the weekly Covid Update saying Amarillo numbers continue to grow. 

Chief Medical Officer For Northwest Texas Hospital says they have 140 Covid positive patients with 48 in the ICU and 11 on the ICU waiting list.

BSA has 187 positive patients with 73 in the ICU.

Dr. Rodney Gonzales, director of Amarillo VA said they have 22 Covid patients with 10 in the ICU.

Dr. Scott Milton, Public Health Authority, said the hospitalization rate remains worrisome and numbers continue to climb and pleads for community members to wear masks and social distance.

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