BEND, OR -- The Chief Physician Executive at Saint Charles Health, Doctor Jeff Absalon participated in a COVID-19 webinar yesterday. He says, the hospital is nearing capacity and as of now, there are 16 positive virus cases with 5 patients in ICU. He says they saw a surge in early April then a drop off. Absalon says in the last 7 or 8 weeks however case numbers have gone up steadily. He says case numbers in the hospital are the highest since the start of the pandemic.