NewsLocal NewsLee County


Lee Health has 279 COVID-19 hospitalizations

Posted at 3:47 PM, Jan 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-27 15:47:48-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Lee Health says it is facing a severe blood shortage and needs blood more than usual because of COVID-19 cases.

Latest Lee Health update:

  • 279 COVID-19 patients are isolated in hospitals.
  • 6 patients are being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital.
  • Staffed operational bed capacity was at 95% this morning.
  • The number of staffed operational bed capacity in the intensive care unit is 97%. 38 COVID-19 patients are in the ICU since this morning.
  • Emergency Health Department had 891 patients.
  • 354 patients were seen at Lee Convenient Care yesterday.