Ballad Health: 100 COVID-19 cases at Ballad hospitals, 23 in ICU

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Ballad Health released its latest COVID-19 numbers on Thursday, announcing there are 100 patients being treated for coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

23 of those patients are in the Intensive Care Unit.

The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 data provided by Ballad Health.

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 100
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 40
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 52
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 23
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 13

On Thursday, Ballad Health officials also reported there have been a total of 21 COVID-19 deaths in the past seven days.

Over the last seven days, Ballad reports a positive rate of 8.9%.

Since March 1, Ballad Health report 9,304 total positive cases diagnosed in the Ballad system.

113 total COVID-19 deaths have been reported by Ballad Health as of Thursday.

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