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Boca, Delray ICU Situation Remains Poor, COVID Count High

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — ICUs remain at dangerously high levels in Boca Raton, Delray Beach and throughout South Palm Beach County.

As of 6:21 a.m. Wednesday, January 27th, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration reports 441 people are hospitalized with a “primary diagnosis of COVID-19” in Palm Beach County.

West Boca Medical Center’s ICU is completely full with 17 beds in use.

Delray Medical Center reports 44 ICU beds in use with just 8 available. Delray Medical Center is the area’s trauma center — a 15 percent ICU bed availability is concerning.

Bethesda West reports 8 ICU beds in use with 2 available.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital reports 38 ICU beds available with just 3 available. That’s 7 percent.

Wellington Medical Center reports 26 ICU beds in use with just 2 available.

Statewide, combining COVID and Non-COVID cases, 5,197 ICU beds are in use with 1,037 (16 percent) available.

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