Indiana officials say ICU beds being added for virus cases

first_img Google+ Facebook Pinterest By Associated Press – March 30, 2020 0 247 Pinterest Indiana officials say ICU beds being added for virus cases Previous articleLaPorte police investigating double shootingNext articleMichigan coronavirus numbers report another 1000+ cases on Monday Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications. WhatsApp (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say Indiana hospitals have increased their intensive care unit capacity by about one-third in the past few weeks in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus-related illnesses.Having such ICU capacity available has been a prime concern as health officials reported Monday that the state had nearly 1,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases in a seven-fold increase from a week earlier.The state’s virus death toll moved to 35.Officials said Indiana hospitals have added about 500 critical care beds to give the state 1,940. Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Twitter CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Twitterlast_img

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