HealthPartners halts hospital visits as beds fill up

92% of ICU beds are full
HealthPartners enacts "no-visitor" policy as hospital beds fill
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HealthPartners is providing a snapshot of how busy things are getting at local hospitals due to COVID-19.

The health care provider today says 87% of their medical/surgical hospital beds are occupied, and 92% of their ICU beds are occupied.

208 patients total are hospitalized in the HealthPartners system for COVID complications, that's up from 154 last week.

HealthPartners today is instituting a "no-visitor" policy, with exceptions for patients with disabilities, special care nursery and pediatric patients, birth center patients and patients at the end of life.