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COVID-19 hospitalizations remain stable in Florida

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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.

 

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