Dallas Requires Hospitals To Give Daily Updates On Beds, Ventilators In Use

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson
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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson is ordering hospitals to give the city daily updates on the number of beds and ventilators on hand.

Hospitals now must report how many beds they have, how many are available, how many ICU beds are available, and how many ventilators available to his office daily.

The hospitals must report the figures by 4 p.m. each day and the figures are expected to be made public by way of the internet.