Lee Health reports 33 COVID-19 patients Friday morning, 1 death Thursday

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Credit: WINK News

Lee Health is reporting it has 33 COVID-19 patients in its hospitals on Friday morning. One person died on Thursday.

  • As of Friday morning, there are 33 COVID-19 patients isolated in Lee Health hospitals (inpatient).
  • Of those patients, four of them are children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
  • On Thursday, there were four new COVID-19 hospital admissions and six COVID-19 discharges.
  • 79% of ventilators and 20% of ICU rooms are available for use. There is one COVID-19 patient on a ventilator and five in the intensive care unit.
  • On Friday morning, census was at 93% of staffed operational bed capacity.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, 1,207 COVID-19 patients have died in Lee Health hospitals, including one on Thursday.

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