Ballad Health: 330 COVID patients, 67 deaths, 104 in ICU
Tennessee is one of four states that has maintained a COVID positivity rate of 20 percent and above, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control.
The Department of Health reports 349 new cases of the virus in Northeast Tennessee with Washington County posting the highest number of individual cases with 932.
Ballad Health has 330 COVID patients in their facilities with 104 in ICU and 82 of them are using a ventilator while 67 patients have died this week from the virus.
Today’s total number of inpatients with COVID-19 (330) as well as the total number of patients in the ICU (104) and the total number in the ICU using a ventilator (82) are alarming statistics. pic.twitter.com/IeSDyznRx0
— Ballad Health (@BalladHealth) September 24, 2021
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