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NOW: JUST ONE ICU BED OPEN AT WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER

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More Than 20 Percent Of Palm Beach County Hospitalizations Are COVID-19 Related

[West Boca Medical Center has just one ICU bed available, as of 6:18 am Thursday morning, July 16, 2020].

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The official early morning hospital census from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration shows just one adult ICU bed available at West Boca Medical Center and none at Bethesda West. These appear to be the lowest numbers for hospitals in Boca, Delray Beach or Boynton Beach since the FHCA started releasing this information several days ago.

As of 6:18 a.m:

Total number of hospitalizations in Palm Beach County where COVID-19 is primary diagnosis: 649.


Total number of hospital beds in use in Palm Beach County: 3,082.

Based on this state-provided report, roughly 21 percent of all hospitalizations in Palm Beach County are for COVID-19 patients.


Hospital ICU Census at 6:18 a.m on July 16, 2020:

Bethesda West: 11 adult ICU beds in use, NONE available. Hospital does not report pediatric ICU beds.

West Boca Medical Center: 15 adult ICU beds in use, 1 available. No pediatric ICU beds in use, 5 available.

Delray Medical Center: 32 adult ICU beds in use, 22 available. Hospital does not report pediatric ICU beds.

Boca Raton Regional: 27 adult ICU beds in use, 14 available. Hospital does not report pediatric ICU beds.

Bethesda East: 25 adult ICU beds in use, 14 available. 1 pediatric ICU bed available, 2 available.


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