Sun May 22, 2022

‘We’re facing a grim reality’ – Hospital slammed with admissions due to COVID-19 surge

Columbus Regional Healthcare System has again erected a tent in front of the emergency department, but there was no announcement by Thursday of how it would be used. Staff photo by Justin Smith

Just two months ago, Columbus Regional Healthcare System was admitting one or two patients a week due to COVID-19 infection. Now, with cases surging due to the more transmissible delta variant, the Whiteville hospital now has 26 COVID-19 patients and expects this number to climb even higher. 

“The first time, it

You have met your free view limit. To access the full article, please login or subscribe.
The News Reporter is the leading print publication dedicated to the The News Reporter lifestyle and provides readers with the information they need to live strong, vibrant, healthy lives. Subscriptions Include:
  • Immediate access to all web content.
  • Immediate accèss to our digital library of 40+ editions of The News Reporter.
  • The News Reporter delivered to your door every Tuesday and Friday.
  • Free Print Extras: 954 Mag and Flourish magazines each printed twice per year.
Subscribe Today

View the Digital Edition

Community Events

may, 2022

21mar(mar 21)12:00 am31may(may 31)11:45 pmHospice Volunteer Training

28may6:00 am2:00 pm17th annual Bass Tournament

Download Our App