FAST FIVE: Nearly Half Of All Patients At Bay Area Hospital Are Confirmed Or Suspected Coronavirus Cases
Photo: Jim Gensheimer via the San Francisco Chronicle “Our San Jose facility in California actually has almost half of the hospital filled either with COVID-confirmed or persons under investigation,” Dr.
Based on Oakland, Kaiser has 12 million patients and 39 hospitals, as well as 706 medical offices across the US.
Of Kaiser's two hospitals in Santa Clara County – San Jose and Santa Clara – “about a quarter of the patients are in the ICU relative to the others that are not,” Parodi said.
Most areas across the country are still limited by manual testing, Parodi said.
Kaiser is also resorting to unorthodox measures – “literally going to hardware stores” to pick up personal protective equipment and finding “different vendors local to us to be able to provide masks and literally surgical masks, sewing them together, [and] getting the face shields made from hardware store material.” Tyler Durden Thu, 03/26/2020 – 10:15.