Ballad Health: 52 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, positivity rate falls to 4.4%

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on Wednesday, June 2 announcing there are 52 patients receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

Last week, 69 patients were hospitalized across the Ballad system with COVID-19.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 52
  • Total COVID-19 admissions: 2
  • Total COVID-19 discharges: 10
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 0
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 332
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 14
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 8
  • First doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 43,864
  • Second doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 41,989

According to Wednesday’s scorecard, the positivity rate sits at 4.4%, and Ballad used state-reported data to reveal that there have been 14 COVID-19-related deaths in its 21-county service area in the past seven days.

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