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Lee Health says "Deadliest Day" of 2022

COVID 19 has taken the lives of 47 people so far this year in Lee County
 Lee Health
Posted at 5:31 PM, Jan 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-21 17:31:32-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Yesterday was the “deadliest day” of COVID cases in Lee County for 2022.

This year COVID 19 has taken the lives of 47 people in Lee County.

Today's Report:

  • 335 COVID patients are reported in Lee County hospitals.
  • 8 of the patients are receiving treatment at the Golisano Children’s Hospital.
  • The hospital census of operational bed capacity was at 96% this morning.
  • 39 COVID patients were in the ICU this morning.
  • The intensive care unit staffed bed capacity was at 93%.
  • Lee health emergency departments tended to 926 patients yesterday. Which is an increase of 26 more patients since the growth of omicron.
  • Yesterday, Lee Convenient Care saw 364 patients.
  • The LCC locations were averaging about 360 patients per day before the omicron surge.