Ten fewer people are hospitalized in Ballad facilities due to the novel coronavirus, Ballad Health’s Scorecard showed. This includes a drop of seven patients in the Intensive Care Unit and two fewer people depending on ventilators.
Pediatric patients within Niswonger Children’s Hospital remained the same. Total COVID-19 hospitalizations: 224 (-10) Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under investigation): 9 (-1) Total COVID-19 admissions: 20 (-8) Total COVID-19 discharges: 30 (+2) COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 64 (-7) COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 56 (-2) Pediatric patients in Niswonger Children’s Hospital: 2Percent of population fully vaccinated: 43.6% (+0.2)
The following is data as reported by Ballad Health: Ballad Health reported Wednesday that there have been 76 COVID-related deaths in the region in the past seven days.
PREVIOUS: No change in COVID-19 hospitalizations reported Tuesday The health system’s 21-county service area has a positivity rate of 16.7%, and the scorecard continues to indicate that the vaccination rates within the service area trail behind statewide rates in Tennessee and Virginia.
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