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Covid-19 is surging out of control in Henry County at epidemic numbers

***Updated Covid number as of today. Piedmont Henry Hospital is at capacity with 63 Covid-19 patients and more troubling 24 Covid patients in ICU. Every available bed in Piedmont Henry is filled to capacity. Piedmont Henry had one patients in ICU three weeks ago now we have 24. The most shocking statistics is 80 kids age 5-17 have Covid-19 and 159 young adults aged 18-22 have Covid-19. Piedmont Fayette is at capacity with 70 Covid-19 pages as the Delta variant takes hold in our community.
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