Lee Health admitted nine new COVID-19 patients, discharged four Monday
As of Tuesday afternoon, Lee Health had 48 COVID-19 patients isolated in system inpatient hospitals, including nine new admissions and four discharges since Monday. Over the weekend, Lee Health saw 14 new COVID-19 admissions and 14 discharges.
A total of 6,403 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from Lee Health facilities since the beginning of the pandemic.
Census as of Tuesday afternoon was at 93% of staffed operational bed capacity, with 3.6% of those being COVID-19 patients. Staffed operational capacity reflects the number of beds for which the hospital has adequate staffing, not the total number of beds within Lee Health hospitals.
Overall bed capacity fluctuates hour to hour as the system discharges patients throughout the day who are ready to go home.
As of Tuesday, 75% of ventilators and 14% of ICU rooms are available for use across Lee Health facilities.
As of Tuesday, there were seven COVID-19 patients on ventilators and 11 in the intensive care unit.