Lee Health reports 125 COVID-19 patients on Monday, 2 deaths on Sunday

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Credit: WINK News

Lee Health said they have 125 COVID-19 patients isolated in their hospitals on Monday while two people died on Sunday.

  • As of Friday morning, there are 125 COVID-19 patients isolated in their hospitals (inpatient).
  • Of these patients, four of them are children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
  • Since Friday there were 40 new COVID-19 hospital admissions and 37 COVID-19 discharges.
  • 66% of ventilators and 14% of ICU rooms are available for use. There are 26 COVID-19 patients on ventilators and 36 in the intensive care unit.
  • On Monday morning, census was at 82% of staffed operational bed capacity.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, 1,172 patients have died at Lee Health hospitals, including two on Sunday.

Lee Health offers COVID-19 vaccines for anyone 12 and older at its Community Vaccination Clinic, located inside Gulf Coast Medical Center. It’s open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and there is no cost for the vaccine. Anyone can make an appointment online by visiting www.leehealth.org.


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