Ballad Health: 3 pediatric COVID-19 patients at Niswonger, 144 patients hospitalized | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) — Ballad Health officials released the latest system COVID-19 numbers on Monday, Aug. 9, announcing that 144 patients are being treated for the coronavirus at Ballad hospitals.

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Ballad Health reported that three pediatric patients have been admitted to Niswonger Children’s Hospital with COVID-19 as of Monday.

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The following is a breakdown of the COVID-19 data provided by Ballad Health:

Total number of COVID-19 patients in hospital: 144Total number of COVID-19 admissions: 17Total COVID-19 discharges: 9Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under study): 16Number of COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit: 44Number of COVID-19 patients on a ventilator: 22Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 37.6%

According to Monday’s scorecard, the positivity rate is at 16.4%, and Ballad used state-reported data to reveal that there have been 12 COVID-19-related deaths in the 21-provincial catchment area in the past seven days.

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