TN icu capacity at 8%

As expected the Omicron wave is starting to make its presence felt in hospital capacity. Many of my readers will note that I periodically look at hospital capacity stats. TN does a nice job in making this data available. The data shows very limited capacity available to deal with additional cases. Be careful out there.Continue reading “TN icu capacity at 8%”

TN hits 9% hospital capacity

Tennessee hits 9% hospital capacity (source TN website): While not yet at the prior levels of cases from last year – cases are significantly higher than the prior 3 months. Note from the orange bars we can see TN got hit pretty hard with the Delta wave: Also note the spike in fatalities in DecContinue reading “TN hits 9% hospital capacity”

COVID Global Outlook: Germany puts the brakes on – and for good reason. Eastern Europe still dealing with Delta.

See the following news headline from this week: Germany announced severe restrictions on unvaccinated people, banning them from nonessential stores, recreational venues, and more. Merkel announced the measures after a meeting with federal and state leaders, as the nation again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period. She said the steps were necessaryContinue reading “COVID Global Outlook: Germany puts the brakes on – and for good reason. Eastern Europe still dealing with Delta.”