Ballad Health: 54 COVID-19 deaths in Tri-Cities region over last 7 days

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Ballad Health released the latest COVID-19 numbers on Wednesday, announcing there are now 202 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: 202
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 10
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 40
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 45
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 24

On November 3, Ballad Health reported 204 COVID-19 patients were being treated at its facilities.

On Wednesday, Ballad Health reported there had been 54 COVID-19 deaths in the past seven days.

The positive rate in the Ballad Health system has risen to 16.8% as of November 4.

You can watch the full Ballad Health news briefing on our WJHL Facebook page below.

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