The number of patients in general hospital beds has remained consistent since Sept. 4 despite the county’s backlog of cases, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council. Suspected and confirmed COVID-19 patients took up from 14 to 28 general use beds this past week. The county has a 425 general beds with a surge capacity of 510.
The county has 40 operational intensive care unit beds, with 19 of those beds taken up by suspected and confirmed COVID-19 patients Sept. 11, according to data from the SETRAC. As few as six beds were taken by COVID-19 patients, according to Sept. 10 data. The county has an ICU surge capacity of 49.
The county reported over 200 recoveries Sept. 4-5 and Sept. 8-9 and over 100 on Sept. 12. The county has reported 11 COVID-19-related deaths since Sept. 4.
Most of the county’s COVID-19 cases are in Pearland and the 20-29 age bracket.