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Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations in Florida, Monday, Aug. 23

2 juveniles deaths at TMH in past month
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Posted at 1:53 PM, Aug 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-23 17:13:23-04

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).

Total Confirmed New Cases:
Saturday 8/21: 18,046
Sunday 8/22: 14,621

August 23, 2021 Total Confirmed Hospitalizations: 16,827

Two juvenile coronavirus patients at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare have died due to the virus.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare can confirm two pediatric deaths associated with COVID-19. One was a child under 5 and the other was a child between 5 and 12, both within the last month.

-Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

As of Monday, Aug. 23, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has 125 COVID-positive patients, 16 of which are vaccinated.

TMH

Capital Regional Medical Center has 122 COVID-positive patients.

Leon County Schools reports 298 positive COVID-19 staff and students over the past 14 days. LCS reports 916 students were quarantined since Thursday.

To date, 2,997 parents have submitted forms to opt-out students from masking.

LCS