ICUs Remain Overwhelmed In San Joaquin, Stanislaus Counties

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — The coronavirus is showing some signs of slowing down in California, with the exception of the Central Valley, which is now the state’s main hotspot.

San Joaquin county reported staggering 402 new cases Monday along with 12 new deaths. The county now has more than 11,885 infections.

Hospital ICUs in San Joaquin County are still overwhelmed, now operating at 135 percent of capacity, which is down about 14 percent from Friday. Total hospital capacity is at 75 percent, officials said. In Stanislaus County, ICUs are about 95 percent full.

Travis Air Force Base medical team was deployed in San Joaquin County at Lodi Memorial Hosptial to help with the surge. The team consists of three doctors, one physician assistant, 11 nurses, two respiratory techs, two ICU techs, and two administrators.

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