JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – COVID-19 hospital admissions fell again on Tuesday – a sustained trend after Omicron’s highlight in the region.
According to Ballad Health, data showed that there are 314 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment for the new coronavirus in its facilities, which span a 21-county service area in northeastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia.
Decreases in COVID-19 admissions (-14 from the previous day) and COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (-5) were also seen. The only increase recorded was discharge figures, with four more COVID-19 patients discharged since Monday.
Niswonger Children’s Hospital COVID-19 patients remained unchanged Tuesday; there are no children in the region hospitalized due to the new coronavirus according to Ballad data.
The following is a breakdown of COVID-19 data provided by Ballad Health on February 22:
- Total COVID-19 admissions: 314 (-6)
- Total number of COVID-19 PUIs (patient under study): 3 (unchanged)
- Total COVID-19 admissions: 59 (-14)
- Total emissions of COVID-19: 65 (+4)
- COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit: 50 (-5)
- COVID-19 respirator patients: 27 (-1)
- Pediatric patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital: 0 (unchanged)
Ballad Health used state-reported data to establish that there have been 80 COVID-19-related deaths in its area across northeastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia within the past seven days.