Ballad Health: 346 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, more than 15,000 first doses of vaccine administered

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on January 8, announcing there are 346 patients receiving treatment for coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

On Thursday, there were 350 hospitalized COVID-19 patients across the Ballad system.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 346
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 8
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 49
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 67
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 39
  • First doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 15,225
  • Second doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 2,691

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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