Lee Health reports 50 COVID-19 patients in its hospitals, one death on Wednesday

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There are 50 COVID-19 patients isolated at Lee Health hospitals, the hospital system said. One patient died on Wednesday.

  • As of Thursday morning, there were 50 COVID-19 patients isolated in Lee Health hospitals (inpatient).
  • Of those patients, three of them are children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
  • On Wednesday there were seven new COVID-19 hospital admissions and one COVID-19 discharge.
  • 77% of ventilators and 18% of ICU rooms are available for use. There are three COVID-19 patients on ventilators and nine in the intensive care unit.
  • On Thursday morning, census was at 92% of staffed operational bed capacity.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, 1,201 patients have died inside Lee Health hospitals to COVID-19, including one on Wednesday.

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