Feds Say 282 Died From COVID, In Florida Hospitals, on Thursday.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The United States Department of Health and Human Services says 282 people died in Florida hospitals from COVID-19 on Thursday. That brings the seven day hospital death total — only involving COVID-19 cases — to 1,943.
The weekly death average is now 278 deaths a day. That number has held steady for several weeks.
In Florida, 1,886 adults were newly admitted to hospitals on Thursday for COVID-19 treatment. The pediatric admission count on Thursday, for COVID care, was 107.
There are now 14,074 adults hospitalized for COVID-19 in Florida. The number of children under the age of 18, hospitalized for COVID-19 in Florida, is now 229.
At least 3,270 people are in Florida Intensive Care Units for COVID-19 treatment. That represents 48 percent of all ICU patients in the state.
Florida has logged at least 45,909 COVID-19 deaths.
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