Garcetti: At This Rate, Our Hospitals Won’t Have Any Spare Beds by Christmastime

Labor News

Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Tom Tapp on November 23, 2020.

Just hours after it was announced that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will gather on Wednesday to discuss further possible COVID-19 restrictions including a broad shutdown, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti took to the mic.

“This pandemic at this moment is threatening to spiral out of control,” said the mayor.

He said the number of hospitalizations related to the virus was up 50% in the past week.

“At this rate, our hospitals won’t have any spare beds by Christmastime,” he warned. “Once you get past that tipping point it gets too late” …

Deadline Hollywood 11/23

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