Lee Health reports 109 COVID-19 patients on Wednesday, 1 death Tuesday – Wink News

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Lee Health said they have 109 COVID-19 patients isolated in their hospitals on Wednesday. They reported having one death on Tuesday.

  • As of Wednesday morning, there are 109 COVID-19 patients isolated in their hospitals (inpatient).
  • Of these patients, six of them are children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
  • Since Tuesday there were 12 new COVID-19 hospital admissions and seven COVID-19 discharges.
  • 67% of ventilators and 15% of ICU rooms are available for use. There are 21 COVID-19 patients on ventilators and 31 in the intensive care unit.
  • On Monday morning, census was at 84% of staffed operational bed capacity.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, 1,173 patients have died at Lee Health hospitals, with one death Tuesday.

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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