COVID-19 in Alabama: Hospital Statistics for Monday, Sept. 27 Show Larger ICU Bed Surplus

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The Alabama Hospital Association has released its daily statistics on the status of Alabama hospitals in treating people with COVID-19. Hospitalizations are down, with a surplus of ICU beds growing.

As of Monday, September 27, there are 1,523 staffed ICU beds available and 1,484 ICU patients, making for a surplus of 39 ICU beds — the largest in recent weeks. On Friday, the surplus was nine beds. A week ago, there was a surplus of 26 beds. Numbers have been fluctuating day to day between a surplus and a shortage.

36% of those in ICU have COVID-19.  That is the lowest percentage in recent days.

Overall, there are 1,512 people in Alabama hospitals with COVID-19, 30 of them children. On Friday, it was 1,669 and 39. A week ago, the numbers were 1,947 and 44.

 

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