12-county territory in California, ICU. Is beyond the capacity of the bed as the second wave of COVID-19 wreaks havoc in the rural central valley of the state.
San Joaquin County is the center of agriculture where U.S. Most fruits and vegetables are grown in, especially hard hit in recent weeks.
ICU capacity was 100 percent in all seven hospitals in the county on Saturday, the highest rate anywhere in California. According to the state’s public health department.
A team of nurses is expected to arrive at a local hospital on Monday that has created another ICU area where it plans to take coronavirus patients from six other bursting hospitals in San Joaquin County.
Many patients are Latino farm workers.
The doctor at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Hospital in Lodi, 100 miles east of San Francisco, said 75 percent of patients were Latino during the first covid wave in the spring.
The hospital hospital investigated the trend and found that COVID warnings did not reach many in the community due to a lack of trust in hospital staff and the government.
For example, we do not have the same culture and rigor as the guidelines here than in San Francisco [has]. D educ. “We should educate, educate as much as we can, so that we can get some relief,” said Patricia Iris.
There is also an ideological divide between Lodi’s English-speaking locals and the state’s liberal government leaders.
Democratic Govt. Gavin News implemented a 21-day-home-order Last week – screaming by San Joaquin quin industries.
Pat Patrick, president and CEO of the Lodi Chamber of Commerce and Commerce, signed a letter urging Newsom to keep the industry open.
Patrick said, “There is no poetry or reason for some of this and there is definitely no data.
At least one Rest Kitchen Runt, Dennis Country Kitchen, has remained open despite the order.
With post wire
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