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Lansing's Sparrow Hospital reaches near-capacity with COVID-19 cases

UPMC Shadyside Hospital Room by rwoan is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

Michigan’s seeing a small, but hopeful, drop in daily new COVID-19 cases and there’s optimism that hospitalizations may have peaked, too. But many, like Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, are still overflowing. However, workers say this third surge feels both new and horribly familiar.