Miami, Florida – Florida continues to see reduced numbers of patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
According to data posted on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website, a reported 10,979 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized Tuesday at 228 Florida hospitals.
13,628 patients at 229 Florida hospitals were reported as having COVID-19, a week earlier.
The number of people needing hospitalization because of COVID-19 soared during the past two months as the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus spread through the state.
But the number of COVID-19 inpatients has decreased recently.
According to the federal website, in all, about 83% of hospital beds in the state were filled with inpatients Tuesday.
The total came from 234 hospitals that reported data.
Florida’s number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has decreased