The 40-49 age bracket is seeing a similar rise, with 58 being admitted daily compared to 33 during the autumn surge. For those 60 and older, hospitalizations have declined sharply as vaccinations have risen.
(WXYZ) — Henry Ford Health System said during a virtual COVID-19 update that the surge is taking a toll on its healthcare workers.
“Our healthcare workers are exhausted. They’re not just tired, they’re exhausted … they need our support once again as we ask them to continue this journey and deal with this surge,” said Bob Riney, Chief Operating Officer of Henry Ford Health System.
He called on the public to comply with COVID safety measures, asking them to think about the exhausted medical staff before going out without a mask or to a large social gathering.
“None of us