Phoebe Reports Monday COVID-19 Numbers

Staff Report From Albany CEO

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

As of noon Monday, these were all Phoebe-related COVID-19 test results:

Total Positive Results – 1,851

Total Positive Deaths from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 54

Total Positive Deaths from Phoebe Sumter – 10

Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 143

Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Sumter Medical Center - 25

Total Positive Patients in Phoebe Worth Medical Center – 0

Total Patients Awaiting Test Results – 112

Total Negative Results – 3,170

Total Patients Recovered – 943

Since Friday, Phoebe received 473 test results throughout the health system.  That number includes 356 negative results and 117 positives, including five additional deaths of positive COVID-19 patients.

“We continue to analyze our COVID-19 data daily to help determine trends.  The number of daily new COVID patients requiring hospitalization reached a high point of 44 on April 1st.  We have not approached that number since, but we continue to see a significant number of additional patients every day, and many of them are critically ill when they arrive at our emergency centers.  The COVID-19 public health crisis is not going away anytime soon in southwest Georgia, and we know we must be prepared to care for COVID-19 patients for months to come,” said Scott Steiner, Phoebe Putney Health System Chief Executive Officer.