Ballad Health: 195 COVID-19 cases at Ballad hospitals, 36 patients in ICU

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Ballad Health released the latest COVID-19 numbers on Friday, announcing there are now 195 patients receiving treatment for coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 195
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 13
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 15
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 36
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 17

On October 29, Ballad Health reported 181 COVID-19 patients were being treated at its facilities. 34 of those were in the ICU.

According to officials at Ballad Health, there have been a total number of 23,767 positive COVID-19 cases diagnosed since March 1, 2020 in their 21-county service area.

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