Lufkin DaVita gets go-ahead to treat more patients

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - According to DaVita Spokesperson Michael Chee, they have received the go-ahead to up their patient count and add a second shift.

They are treating 15 patients in the morning shift, and now they've added another eight patients in the afternoon shift.

Their maximum capacity 120 patients, but any increase they make is still being controlled by state monitors.