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A fourth surge of COVID-19 patients at hospitals around Dawson County continues to decline, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Northside Hospital Forsyth, in Cumming, treated an average of 29.7 COVID-19 patients a day the week of Oct. 22-28, 2021. That’s up from an average of 27.7 COVID-19 patients a day the previous week.
Meanwhile, Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville treated an average of 110.1 COVID-19 patients a day during the same time period, down from a daily average of 124 COVID-19 patients a day the previous week.
Intensive Care Units are also seeing relief from patients with COVID-19.
Northside Hospital Forsyth has seen the number of I.C.U. patients with COVID-19 decline to an average of 5.6 a day, up from nearly 0 the previous week.
The number of I.C.U. patients with COVID-19 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center dropped to an average of 42.4 a day, down from 53.9 the previous week.