The New York Times reports:
In Cleveland, the Covid picture is one of the bleakest in the country. Intensive care units are crammed with patients with the Delta variant, with a surge of new Omicron infections looming. New infections in Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland, have grown by 234 percent in the past two weeks.
Ohio, where 60 percent of people have gotten at least one shot, now has the country’s highest rate of Covid-19 hospitalization, and doctors say emergency rooms and I.C.U.s are running out of beds. They are being forced to call people in from holiday vacations as growing breakthrough infections whittle away at their staff levels.
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Hospitals in Ohio are running low on beds and staff recently took out a full-page newspaper ad pleading with unvaccinated Americans, roughly 15% of the adult population, to finally get the shot. It read, simply: “Help.” https://t.co/aPr60kpxWn
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