REPORT: Gov. Edwards says health care capacity in major US city could be overwhelmed by April 4

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Current models show the need for COVID-19 hospitalizations could overwhelm the health care system’s capacity in the New Orleans area by April 4, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday.

That’s a more optimistic timeline than the earliest model, which on March 19 indicated a possible shortage of beds, staff and equipment within 7-10 days.

The article goes on to state the following:

“‘Better’ is very, very relative,” Edwards cautioned, noting that the earlier projection was based on a “worst-case scenario.”

The latest COVID-19 stats (at time of publication of this story) for the US and Louisianna follow:

  • Louisiana Coronavirus Cases: 1,795
  • Louisiana Deaths: 65
  • US Coronavirus Cases: 64,115
  • US Coronavirus Deaths: 893
  • US Recovered: 393

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