April 24: DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE
NEW TODAY: Here’s the latest information about Michigan Medicine’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic:
- DAILY PATIENT STATS
- DAILY TEAM MEMBER TESTING STATS
- NO ON-SITE COMMAND CENTER STAFFING THIS WEEKEND
- SHOUT OUT TO PATIENT EQUIPMENT TEAM
DAILY PATIENT STATS
Today’s census for COVID-19 inpatients and those patients under investigation (PUI) are noted below:
Discharges: 333 total COVID-19 discharges to date, 12 in the last 24 hours. These numbers include patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities but excludes deaths and discharges to hospice.
DAILY TEAM MEMBER TESTING STATS*
* Data from 3/10 through 4/24. The testing stats reflect just Michigan Medicine employees, not all University of Michigan employees. It also reflects only those who sought testing at or were hospitalized at Michigan Medicine or reported their testing to Occupational Health Services. Some Michigan Medicine employees may have been tested outside our system.
NO ON-SITE COMMAND CENTER STAFFING THIS WEEKEND
There will be no on-site hospital command center staffing, including no on-site meetings, this weekend, April 25-26. On-site staffing will resume on Monday, April 27. The daily 8 a.m. virtual briefing calls will continue, but the 3 p.m. briefing calls are cancelled. For any emergency issues this weekend that would otherwise be escalated to the command center, contact the Incident Commander on Call at 734-881-6803.
SHOUT OUT TO PATIENT EQUIPMENT TEAM
Many thanks to the Patient Equipment team, who worked diligently yesterday to make 25 new PAPRs available for front line staff.
Still have questions?
We are also posting all daily bulletins and policies on Michigan Medicine Headlines at https://mmheadlines.org/covid-19-updates/. Please bookmark that site and refer to it throughout the day for the most up-to-date information. An FAQ for staff is also posted and updated frequently.
If you still can’t find what you’re looking for on these web pages, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and your question will be answered as quickly as possible. Do not use this email for sharing patient health information.
Jeffrey Desmond, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer