COVID-related hospitalizations in Elkhart County are worse now, then they were during the fall surge last year.
That’s the word from Dr. Michelle Bache (bay-sh) with Elkhart General Hospital, where they had more than 60 patients, including a dozen in the ICU late last week. That was double the number they were treated just a couple of week ago.
The Elkhart Truth reports Goshen Hospital is seeing a similar surge in COVID patients, most who they say are unvaccinated.
Elkhart County remains in the “red zone,” which is the highest category on the COVID color-coded map.
In the past 30 days, 27 deaths have been reported in the Elkhart County.