Ballad Health reports record 349 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 63 in ICU

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Officials with Ballad Health released the system’s latest COVID-19 numbers on January 4, announcing there are 349 patients receiving treatment for coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

Monday’s number of hospitalized patients breaks the record set on Saturday, January 2 by 10.

The amount of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the Ballad system topped its record Saturday with 339 patients. The previous record had been Thursday with 335 COVID-19 patients.

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

  • Total number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital: 349
  • Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 13
  • Designated COVID-19 beds available: 58
  • Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 63
  • Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 41

Ballad reports there have been 92 COVID-19 deaths in the health system’s service region in the last seven days.

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