Ballad Health: COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline

Local Coronavirus Coverage

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on Sunday Jan. 31, announcing there are 120 patients receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 120
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 2
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 48
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 21
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 15
  • First doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 27,177
  • Second doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered: 16,247

According to Sunday’s scorecard, the positivity rate sits at 17%, and Ballad used state-reported data to reveal that there have been 135 COVID-19-related deaths in its 21-county service area in the past seven days.

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