Kaweah Health declares Code Triage after reaching full capacity – KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A South Valley hospital is sounding the alarm due to an explosion of COVID-positive patients taking up available beds.

Kaweah Health in Visalia says it has the highest number of COVID hospitalizations in the state.

On Wednesday, it called its second internal disaster, known as a Code Triage.

The hospital says there are more than 50 admitted patients waiting for an open bed and 60 patients in the ER.

There are a total of 368 patients being cared for in the downtown medical center and there is no bed space available.

There were more than 100 patients seeking care in the emergency department.

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