Ballad Health: 252 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 61 deaths in past 7 days

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on December 5, announcing there are now 252 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: 252
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 4
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 44
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 56
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 36

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