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COVID update: Wellstar reports 65 COVID-19 patients

Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center is caring for 65 COVID-19 patients as of Monday, per a Facebook post from the hospital.

A total of 17 people are in the ICU, 16 of which are unvaccinated, and a total of 10 people are on ventilators, nine of which are unvaccinated.

The health system as a whole is caring for 661 COVID-19 patients.

Of the current cases, 591 are unvaccinated. A total of 168 people are in the ICU, 155 unvaccinated, and a total of 124 people are on ventilators, 112 unvaccinated.

The Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 595 cases of COVID-19 in Troup County during the past two weeks, pushing the county total to 8,001 cases.

The department also reports that the county has a total of 225 deaths and 40 probable deaths since the start of the pandemic.

To get more updates and information on COVID-19 from Wellstar, visit wellstar.org/COVID19.