NJ Spotlight News

NJ hospitals brace for new surge, with 30% less staff

Clip: 01/03/2022 | 5m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

As COVID-19 cases skyrocket, infections among health care staff are soaring. NJ hospitals have contingency plans that predict 30% of health care staff could fall sick from COVID-19, according to NJ's health commissioner. The plans envision special medical teams caring for double the patient load — perhaps 15 patients per shift, instead of eight.

Aired: 01/03/22

Rating: NR

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