TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Hospital Association, the state’s leading voice for hospitals and health systems, provided the following update Saturday on COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state.
Statewide data is derived from the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Current Confirmed COVID-19 Hospitalizations: 16,849
Percent of Previous Peak (7/23/20): 166%
Total New COVID-19 Cases: Not yet updated by HHS
Inpatient Bed Availability (all patients): 14%
Inpatient ICU Bed Availability (adults): 6.9%
Percent of Inpatients with Confirmed COVID-19 (all patients): 34%
ℹ Florida COVID-19 Update for August 20, 2021
🚨 Total Confirmed Hospitalizations: 16,849 pic.twitter.com/p0eLBRHrMi
— Florida Hospital Association (@FLHospitalAssn) August 20, 2021
As of Friday, Aug. 20, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has 121 COVID-positive patients, 18 of which are vaccinated.
Capital Regional Medical Center has 122 COVID-positive patients.
Leon County Schools reports 239 positive COVID-19 staff and students over the past 14 days. LCS reports 789 students were quarantined since Thursday.
To date, 2,525 parents have submitted forms to opt-out students from masking.