The number of hospitalized Florida COVID-19 patients decrease
Tallahassee, Florida – According to data posted online by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Florida hospitals reported Friday that 5,414 inpatients had COVID-19, with 1,425 in intensive-care unit beds.
The numbers continued a steady decrease in people needing hospitalization because of COVID-19.
On Thursday The Department of Health and Human Services’ website showed that 5,797 Florida inpatients had COVID-19, which was down from 6,258 on Wednesday.
Florida had 15,177 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 on Sept. 1.
Friday the number of intensive-care unit patients was down from Thursday when it totaled 1,529.
As the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus spread across the state, hospitals were hit with surges of patients in July and August.