Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations in Florida Wednesday, Sept. 8

Posted at 2:35 PM, Sep 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-08 15:56:09-04

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:
Friday 9/3/2021: 17,127
Saturday 9/4/2021: 17,249
Sunday 9/5/2021: 11,132
Monday 9/6/2021: 10,162
Tuesday 9/7/2021: 13,774

Total Confirmed Hospitalizations: 13,100

As of Wednesday, Sept. 8, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has 107 COVID-positive patients, 96 of which are unvaccinated. One patient is a juvenile under the age of 17.

There were three COVID-19 related deaths and 13 new admissions as of Wednesday.


TMH said there have been 77 deaths due to the coronavirus in August, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.

In September, there have been 19 deaths including one Wednesday, Sept. 8.

TMH said the deaths are mostly unvaccinated healthy people and the vaccinated patients who died are people with numerous comorbidities.

What counts as a covid death? If you come in with heart failure and are later found to have COVID-19, it is not counted as a COVID-related death. TMH says they’re very specific in looking at the cause.

Capital Regional Medical Center has 98 patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

Leon County Schools reports 388 positive COVID-19 staff and students over the past 14 days. LCS reports 851 students were quarantined on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.