Amarillo Health Officials gave a Covid-19 update on local hospitals in our area.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System Chief Medical Officers Dr. Brian Weis said they have 27 Covid-19 patients, with 10 in the ICU and 6 of those on ventilators.
The hospital continues to use Remdesivir and currently have 136 vials of the drug, which will treat 13 to 26 patients depending on their treatment plan.
Dr. Michael Lamanteer, the chief medical officer at BSA Health System says Remdesivir and Dexamethasone have proven to be the most effective for Covid treatment.
They have 37 Covid-19 patients, with 16 in the ICU and 10 of those on ventilators.
The Amarillo VA has 2 Covid positive patients, 17 veterans on home isolation and 2 PUIs. 34 veterans have recovered from the virus.