LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Lee Health is reporting 137 COVID-19 patients and 8 deaths on Wednesday.
As of Thursday morning, Lee Health reports 137 COVID-19 patients isolated in their hospitals.
· Of these patients, 6 of them are children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
· Yesterday, we had 14 new COVID-19 hospital admissions and 32 COVID-19 discharges.
· 69% of our ventilators and 17% of our ICU rooms are available for use. We have 26 COVID-19 patients on ventilators and 38 in the intensive care unit.
· This morning, the census was at 85% of the staffed operational bed capacity.
·Since the start of the pandemic, 1,169 patients have lost their lives to COVID-19, including 8 yesterday.