BY: COVID DESK | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Another 255 people died in Florida hospitals on Sunday from COVID-19, bringing the seven day total to more than 2000 over the past seven days.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services reports that 1,903 adults were admitted to Florida hospitals for COVID-19 care on Sunday. The pediatric admission count was 95 — that includes all children under age 18 needing COVID-19 care.
There are now 15,544 adults in Florida hospitals for COVID-19 treatment. The total number of children under 18, currently receiving in-patient COVID-19 care, is 244.
In Florida ICU’s, 3,526 people are currently being treated for COVID-19. Roughly 2,640 are sick that they need ventilators to breathe.
Of the roughly 260 hospitals reporting data to HHS, 49 say that they are experiencing a critical staffing shortage. 52 hospitals reports that they expect a critical staffing shortage within the next week.
Of 58,509 hospital beds in Florida, 48,894 are currently in use.
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