DATA: COVID-19 patient stays in Brazoria County hospitals remain consistent Sept. 14-20

Here is look at coronavirus data in Brazoria County from Sept. 14-20. (Community Impact staff)
Here is look at coronavirus data in Brazoria County from Sept. 14-20. (Community Impact staff)

Here is look at coronavirus data in Brazoria County from Sept. 14-20. (Community Impact staff)

The number of COVID-19 patients in general use and ICU beds remained consistent Sept. 14-20.

Brazoria County has 425 general use beds; last week, the number of COVID-19 patients in general use beds ranged from nine to 19 patients, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, and the number of COVID-19 patients in the county's 40 ICU beds ranged from eight to 13.

However, the number of patients—those with the coronavirus or otherwise—in ICU beds ranged from 33 to 38. Brazoria County has a surge capacity of 49 ICU beds, according to SETRAC data.

From Sept. 14-20, Brazoria County reported as few as 33 cases, as on Sept. 20, and as many as 102, as on Sept. 15.

Of the 402 new cases reported this week, 165 were from tests administered over two weeks ago, the county stated on its Facebook page.

The county reported 37 cases Sept. 17, which was a low number due to an outage by the data provider, Brazoria County stated on social media.

The county reported 112 recoveries Sept. 14, 84 on Sept. 15, 87 on Sept. 16, 90 on Sept. 17, 121 on Sept. 18, 74 on Sept. 19 and 92 on Sept. 20.

The county reported four COVID-19 related deaths this past week.

Most of the county’s COVID-19 patients are in the 20-29 years old age bracket and are Pearland residents.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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