Texas Children's Hospital is admitting adult patients, according to a statement sent to CNN.
The hospital is providing "additional capacity through ICU and acute care beds across our hospital campuses to take on both pediatric and adult patients," according to a statement.
Both non-Covid-19 positive and Covid-19 positive adult patients are being accepted at facilities run by Texas Children's Hospital.
"Those adults who are Covid-19 positive will be cared for in our expanded Special Isolation Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus," according to a hospital spokesperson.
The numbers: Harris County, which includes Houston, has seen a sharp increase in the seven-day rolling average of new cases and in hospitalizations. There are more than 23,000 cases reported in the county and over 118,000 positive cases reported across Texas.