COVID-19 hospitalizations remain stable in Florida
Tallahassee, Florida – According to data posted online Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the number of Florida hospital inpatients with COVID-19 went up slightly during the past week but remains relatively stable.
The data showed that 1,389 hospital inpatients in the state had COVID-19, up from 1,319 a week earlier.
It also showed that 245 COVID-19 patients were in intensive-care units, compared to 239 a week earlier.
As the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus spread across the state, the numbers of COVID-19 patients in hospitals and intensive-care units surged in the summer.
Hospitalizations began steadily decreasing in September and have remained relatively flat recently.