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Deaconess, Owensboro Hospitalization Numbers Released

Deaconess via Facebook

The latest COVID hospitalization numbers show a slight decrease at Deaconess in Evansville, while patients continue to increase in the Owensboro Health system.  

In Evansville, Deaconess Hospital Tuesday reported a slight decrease in COVID patients, with 152 total, down from 171 a week ago. The percentage of unvaccinated, hospitalized patients is up a little to eighty nine percent.

In Owensboro, all Owensboro Health facilities combined reported seventy eight COVID patients on Tuesday. In a Facebook post, they reported that over the past two weeks, all three Owensboro Health hospitals reached their highest number of COVID-19 inpatients since the beginning of the pandemic. The patients also continue to skew younger.

Since vaccines became widely available in April of this year, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital has had fifty five deaths that were COVID-19 positive, of which eighty seven percent were unvaccinated.

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