Ballad Health: 332 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 91 deaths in region over last 7 days

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on January 1, announcing there are 332 patients receiving treatment for coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

On Thursday, Ballad had tied its highest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at 335.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 332
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 5
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 54
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 66
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 39

Ballad reports there have been 91 COVID-19 deaths in the health system’s service region in the last seven days.

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