Ballad Health: 94 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 27 in ICU

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on Wednesday, May 12, announcing there are 94 patients receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

The health system now reports its COVID-19 numbers once a week on Wednesdays.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 94
  • Total COVID-19 admissions: 7
  • Total COVID-19 discharges: 17
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 4
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 21
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 27
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 18
  • First doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 42,823
  • Second doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 40,731

According to Wednesday’s scorecard, the positivity rate sits at 7.7%, and Ballad used state-reported data to reveal that there have been 20 COVID-19-related deaths in its 21-county service area in the past seven days.

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