ATLANTA — As the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads across Georgia, metro Atlanta hospitals are filling up.
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Doctors say the increase we’re seeing in cases is happening faster than previous spikes during the pandemic due to the highly contagious nature of the Delta variant.
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The Georgia Coordinating Center tracks how busy hospitals across the state are.
Since late July several major metro Atlanta hospitals have periodically been on diversion and unable to accept ambulances. A few were also on total ICU diversion and were not accepting new critical patients.
Several emergency departments were listed as “severely crowded.”
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