Some ICUs in Florida have run out of beds
At least 45 hospitals in Florida had no available beds in intensive care units as of Sunday afternoon as the state has emerged as the new epicenter of the U.S. Agency for Health Care Administration. Nine of those facilities are located in hard-hit Miami-Dade County and another five are in neighboring Broward County., according to data from the state’s
Of the 6,252 total ICU beds in the state, 5,035 are filled, meaning only about 19% of ICU beds are free statewide. Several of Florida’s smaller counties — including Nassau, Okeechobee and Putnam — have no available ICU beds, while a number of larger counties, including Seminole and St. Lucie, have under 5% of their beds available.
The number of new coronavirus cases in Florida topped 10,000 for the fifth day in a row, with 12,523 reported on Sunday. There are …continued .
[Source: CBS News]