COVID-19 in Alabama: Updated Hospitalization Numbers for Thursday, Oct. 28
The Alabama Hospital Association has released its daily statistics on the status of Alabama hospitals in treating people with COVID-19.
Statistics for Thursday, October 28, show 465 people are in Alabama hospitals with COVID-19, 8 of them children. The numbers for Wednesday were 475 and 9. A week ago, they were 574 and 13.
Thursday’s numbers show 76% of those in the hospital are unvaccinated, while 2% are partially vaccinated and 22% are fully vaccinated.
There are 1,529 staffed ICU beds in the state, compared to 1,331 ICU patients. That makes the staffed ICU bed surplus 198, up from 177 on Wednesday. A week ago, the surplus was 197.
The percentage of people in ICU with COVID-19 is 12%. That has remained fairly steady in recent days.