Two more coronavirus patients arrive at Sacred Heart, bringing the total to four
Editor’s Note: The above video shows images from Sacred Heart’s pathogen unit during Ebola training in 2017. Patients with coronavirus are not treated in the isopod or by full-suited caregivers.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Two more coronavirus patients arrived at Sacred Heart on Thursday afternoon.
This makes four patients that are currently at the hospital undergoing treatment.
The other two arrived at the Spokane International Airport around 11 a.m. on Thursday. They were brought through a separate terminal on the east side of the airport.
The patients were brought to Sacred Heart because it is one of 10 hospitals in the country with secured airborne infection isolation rooms.
The 14,000- square-foot unit contains 12 patient rooms, including two critical care rooms. When used for the most acute care circumstances, the unit can care for up to 10 patients.
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