(CBS DETROIT) – The emergency room at Beaumont hospital in Wayne is closing.

According to the Detroit Free Press, it’s an effort to move non-coronavirus patients to a safe place.  

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Beaumont Health System released a statement saying, it wants to make the Wayne location an overflow facility in case other Beaumont hospitals are at capacity.  

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The Beaumont hospitals are currently caring for over 650 patients who tested positive for COVID-19.

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