ICU bed availability in Tennessee hospitals falls to a troubling 7 percent
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne) -- COVID-19 hospitalizations marked another all-time high Wednesday morning.
Numbers released overnight show there are currently 3332 Tennesseans in hospital due to virus complications. A total of 798 are in Intensive Care, while 463 are on a ventilator.
The latest state data shows the number of open hospital beds has fallen to 13 percent. The number of available ICU beds has dropped to a troubling 7 percent.
COVID-19 has taken 557 Tennessee lives in the past week alone.