These Hospitals Have More Staff With Coronavirus Than Inpatients


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Three hospitals in the Beth Israel Lahey Health System are reporting more employees with confirmed cases of coronavirus than inpatients with confirmed cases.

As of Sunday at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, there are 106 employees with confirmed cases, versus 86 inpatients with confirmed cases.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington currently has 66 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its employees, and 51 confirmed cases among its inpatients.

At New England Baptist Hospital in Roxbury, there have been 10 confirmed cases in employees, and one confirmed case in an inpatient.

There are now a total of 289 BILH System employees with coronavirus, although not all of them have patient-facing roles.

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