Henry Ford Health System said one of its six hospitals in Michigan has "reached capacity," after a photo of a doctor from the Macomb hospital with the caption “no more ICU beds,” circulated Twitter.
Covid-19 cases have flooded Michigan, specifically the Southeast region near Detroit.
A statement provided from Dr. Adnan Munkarah, EVP and Chief Clinical Officer, confirmed the issue to CNN:
“We are continuing to balance ICU capacity across our health system, transferring patients when necessary. Like some of our other acute care hospitals, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital has reached capacity and we are working aggressively with clinical partners in the region in an effort to transfer additional patients.”
The status of the other five hospitals was not readily available, but in its daily update, the hospital system said it had 360 intensive care units all together. As of 11 a.m. ET, the system had more than 680 hospitalized coronavirus patients.