Of the state’s 11,299 inpatient hospital beds, 8,725 are in use for a 77.22% utilization rate, according to DHEC. Approximately 1,465 are COVID-19 patients, of which 348 are in ICU and 208 are ventilated.
Day: February 9, 2021
As of Tuesday afternoon, 27.1 million people across the U.S. have been diagnosed with COVID-19, resulting in over 465,000 deaths, according to a tally from John Hopkins University. Worldwide, 106.6 million people have gotten COVID-19, resulting in 2.3 million deaths.
The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund announced it has awarded $227,500 in grants to 10 nonprofits serving Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties, according to a news release. The fund — created last March by a coalition of Northeast Ohio philanthropic, corporate and civic partners […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Walmart and Sam’s Club locations across the state of Florida will begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. Gov. Ron DeSantis made the announcement during a news briefing in front of a Walmart pharmacy in […]
Objective: The C-TAP Secretariat together with its implementing partners is holding a meeting with representatives of civil society organizations to present an update on C-TAP progress as well as to discuss key aspects of C-TAP implementation, such as IP licensing and technology transfer challenges for COVID-19 […]
Around 7,000 Covid-19 vaccinations were wrongly scheduled in Fife this week because of an IT glitch. Health minister Jeane Freeman said an issue with the national scheduling system led to hundreds of pensioners queueing in freezing temperatures for several hours on Monday. © Supplied by […]
The number of hospital patients with Covid-19 in England has dropped to its lowest level since the start of the year. A total of 22,067 patients with coronavirus were in hospital as of 8am on February 9, according to the latest figures from NHS England. […]
MPs have warned the UK Government it risks “turning the clock back” unless it starts assessing the impact of the pandemic on women. The report by the House of Commons women and inequalities committee said government economic support policies have “skewed towards men” and “overlooked” […]
Shares of Tilray rallied by 38.8% on Tuesday after the company said it struck a deal with Grow Pharma to import and distribute its medical cannabis products in the United Kingdom. As part of the deal, Tilray will be able to provide these products to […]
The partnership is part of a pledge Uber made in December to offer 10 million free or discounted rides to make sure transportation doesn’t prevent people from getting the Covid vaccine. Walgreens, the country’s second-largest pharmacy chain, will take on an expanded role in the […]