Lee Health has 641 COVID-19 patients hospitalized Tuesday, holds virtual town hall – Wink News

Lee Health Has 641 Covid 19 Patients Hospitalized Tuesday Holds Virtual Town Hall Wink News
Lee Health Has 641 Covid 19 Patients Hospitalized Tuesday Holds Virtual Town Hall Wink News

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On Tuesday morning, Lee Health reported 84 new COVID-19 hospital admissions since Monday morning, and 67 COVID-19 discharges. This brings the current total of patients isolated for COVID-19 to 641.

The hospital system is reporting the following:

  • Lee Health currently has 641 COVID-19 patients isolated in their hospitals (inpatient).
  • 12 of these patients are at Golisano Children’s Hospital.
  • Yesterday, there were 84 new COVID-19 hospital admissions and 67 COVID-19 discharges.
  • Currently, 47% of ventilators and 4% of ICU rooms are available for use. There are 84 COVID-19 patients on ventilators and 103 in the intensive care unit.
  • Current census is at 98% of staffed operational bed capacity.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, 847 patients have died inside Lee Health hospitals to COVID-19, including six on Monday.

Lee Health is holding a news conference at 12 p.m. from Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Watch in the player below or click here.

Lee Health also held a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon to give the community a chance to get questions about COVID-19 answered.

The panel included Lee Health CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci and Dr. Stephanie Stovall. Watch the full discussion below or click here.

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