SCH COVID UPDATE
Stephens County Hospital
COVID-19 Daily Update 05/18/2020
Stephens County Hospital COVID-19 Testing:
- Tests completed: 780
- Positive Results: 88
- Negative Results: 677
- Pending Results: 15
- We currently have no patients hospitalized at Stephens County Hospital with a confirmed positive test result for COVID-19, but we do have 5 patients currently hospitalized who are awaiting results.
- It was reported over the weekend that there is now a second confirmed COVID-19 fatality in Stephens County. This was an individual originally diagnosed over a month ago having tested positive and spent some time hospitalized here at Stephens County Hospital being treated for the virus. After testing negative multiple times and showing some improvement, the patient was discharged, but was never able to fully recover from the virus. Such is the nature of this virus, its effects can be long lasting even beyond the timeframe of when the virus can be detected by a test. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of this individual and to all who have been affected by COVID-19.
- 64 patients that we have treated for COVID-19 at Stephens County Hospital or Stephens County Hospital Physician Group Clinics have now fully recovered.