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: 16,820
7-Day Change in COVID-19 Hospitalizations: -0.1% | New Data
Total New COVID-19 Cases: 21,208
Inpatient Bed Availability (all patients): 14.1%
Inpatient ICU Bed Availability (adults): 6.3%
Percent of Inpatients with Confirmed COVID-19 (all patients): 36.2%
ℹ Florida COVID-19 Update for August 24, 2021
🚨 Total Confirmed New Cases:
Monday 8/23: 21,208 pic.twitter.com/dWz5aKZkj2
— Florida Hospital Association (@FLHospitalAssn) August 24, 2021
As of Tuesday, Aug. 24, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has 125 COVID-positive patients, 4 of which are vaccinated.
Capital Regional Medical Center has 122 COVID-positive patients.
Leon County Schools reports 337 positive COVID-19 staff and students over the past 14 days. LCS reports 974 students were quarantined.
To date, 2,997 parents have submitted forms to opt-out students from masking.