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: 16,550
Total New COVID-19 Cases: 21,183
ℹ Florida COVID-19 Update for August 26, 2021
🚨 Total Confirmed New Cases:
Wednesday 8/25: 21,183 pic.twitter.com/xFOvyj9oDX
— Florida Hospital Association (@FLHospitalAssn) August 26, 2021
As of Thursday, Aug. 26, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has 133 COVID-positive patients, 4 of which are vaccinated.
There were two COVID-19 related deaths and 17 new admissions on Wednesday.
Capital Regional Medical Center has 118 COVID-positive patients.
Leon County Schools reports 426 positive COVID-19 staff and students over the past 14 days. LCS reports 1,059 students have been quarantined.
To date, 2,997 parents have submitted forms to opt-out students from masking.