Tulsa's ICUs at capacity as coronavirus surges in Oklahoma
November 11, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tulsa's hospitals reached capacity for intensive care patients for a time Tuesday, then eased, according to the head of a Tulsa hospital system, while state officials reported a one-day record high in hospitalizations statewide amid coronavirus surges in Oklahoma.
"Bed capacity is extremely fluid and it can change hour to hour," as patients could be transferred to other hospitals in the state, or even to a nearby state, said Ascension St. John Medical Center CEO Jeff Nowlin.
Gov. Kevin Stitt said steps are being taken to ensure patients have access to hospital care wi...