Lee Health reports 178 COVID-19 patients in its hospitals

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Lee Health
Credit: WINK News.

Lee Health has released its COVID-19 numbers on Tuesday morning.

  • As of Tuesday morning, there are 178 COVID-19 patients isolated in Lee Health hospitals (inpatient).
  • Of those patients, six of them are being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
  • On Tuesday morning, the hospital census was at 94% of staffed operational bed capacity.
  • On Monday, Lee Health emergency departments saw 1,198 patients. Before the current Omicron surge, our emergency departments were averaging about 900 patients per day.
  • On Monday, Lee Convenient Care saw 499 patients, previously convenient care locations were averaging about 360 patients per day before the Omicron surge.
  • Lee TeleHealth is currently free and is an easy alternative to avoid longer than normal wait times at urgent care centers. To access Lee Telehealth, download the Lee Health app or visit www.LeeTelehealth.org.

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