Phoebe Sumter Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing information
As of Monday March 16th Phoebe Sumter Medical Center is reporting they have performed 21 tests for COVID-19 with 0 results as of now.
Of those tested, 5 are inpatient awaiting their results, 1 patient was transferred, 15 are well enough to wait for their results at home.
We encourage everyone to listen to authorities concerning precautions in social situations. Keep a 6 foot distance between yourself and others. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends citizens should refrain from attending large social gatherings . Wash your hands regularly.
If you are experiencing symptoms, please stay home and contact your physician. Americus Times-Recorder will keep you updated as more information becomes available.