ANN ARBOR, MI — Hospitalizations for COVID-19 are rising significantly in Michigan, and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor is among the hospitals nearing capacity.
As of Monday, April 5, St. Joe’s was at 99% capacity, according to the state. Hospital officials said there were 81 COVID-19 positive patients on Wednesday morning, April 7.
The median age of COVID positive patients there is about 54 years old, David Vandenberg, chief medical officer at St. Joe’s in Ann Arbor and Livingston, said. Previously, the median age has been about 66 years old.
Most of the patients come from the Ann Arbor-area, he said.