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Facing a crush of COVID-19 patients, ICUs are completely full in at least 50 Texas hospitals

Across Texas, hospital intensive care units are being battered as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in a post-holiday surge. Dozens of facilities have reported that their ICUs have been at or above 100% capacity for weeks, leaving staff overworked and stretched thin.

A nurse visits a COVID-19 patient in the SIDU COVID-19 ward at the DHR Health Center in Edinburg on June 30, 2020.

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