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Lee Health reports 455 COVID-19 patients in Southwest Florida

 Lee Health
Posted at 1:27 PM, Aug 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 13:27:28-04

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, Fla. — Lee Health hospitals continue to see higher numbers of admitted COVID-19 patients.

  • Lee Health currently has 455 COVID-19 patients isolated in the hospitals (inpatient).
  • According to their medical charts, 20.1% currently admitted COVID-19 patients are fully vaccinated.
  • Yesterday, they had 80 new COVID-19 hospital admissions and 44 COVID-19 discharges.

Currently, 69% of ventilators and 7% of ICU rooms are available for use. There are 35 COVID-19 patients on ventilators and 64 in the intensive care unit. Current census is at 94% of staffed operational bed capacity.