State orders reopening temporary hospital at Georgia World Congress Center due to surge in Covid-19 patients

A temporary hospital is being reopened at the Georgia World Congress Center as coronavirus-related hospitalizations reach new records across the state. Financial impacts on health care facilities from this surge of patients is expected to be “significant” as people continue to become sick and need to be hospitalized, according to a Grady Health System official. Gov. Brian Kemp announced July 31 that a 120-bed facility to treat Covid-19 patients would open at the GWCC on Monday, Aug. 3, and immediately…

A temporary hospital is being reopened at the Georgia World Congress Center as coronavirus-related hospitalizations reach new records across the state. Financial impacts on health care facilities from this surge of patients is expected to be “significant” as people continue to become sick and need to be hospitalized, according to a Grady Health System official. Gov. Brian Kemp announced July 31 that a 120-bed facility to treat Covid-19 patients would open at the GWCC on Monday, Aug. 3, and immediately…

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