Southeast Health sets new record for COVID-19 patients

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN)  — Southeast Health in Dothan broke a record Thursday with the highest number of COVID-19 inpatients since the pandemic began. 

According to Southeast Health’s online dashboard, 122 total COVID-19 patients are in the hospital.   

On Wednesday, the hospital recorded 119 patients suffering from COVID-19, tying the record set just days before on August 16. 

A federal team of health officials is scheduled to arrive in Dothan on Saturday to help with the ongoing hospitalization surge in the Wiregrass. The Associated Press reported Wednesday the team will be sent to Southeast Health. 

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