A look at state hospital data for Lufkin, Nacogdoches and surrounding area

A look at state hospital data for Lufkin, Nacogdoches and surrounding area
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Tuesday, July 7

The number of people being treated for COVID-19 increased by nine. The Department of State Health Services tracks hospital usage, and the data shows that 55 people are currently being treated for the virus in Deep East Texas hospitals. The data also shows that 10 of the area’s 69 ICU beds are open.

Deep East Texas has a total of 519 staffed hospital beds, and 60 percent of those are in use. Seventy-eight ventilators are available, and that number is 20 less than what was available on Monday.

Monday, July 6

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED FOR COVID-19 INCREASED BY 8 OVER THE WEEKEND.

Then number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 increased by eight over the weekend. The Department of State Health Services tracks hospital usage, and they say that currently 46 people are being treated in Deep East Texas hospitals, 16 of whom are in ICU.

535 total staffed hospital beds. That’s 32 fewer than on Friday. 54 percent of those are in use. 10 ICU beds are available, which is unchanged since Friday. 98 ventilators are open, which is also unchanged since Friday.

Friday, July 3

The number of people hospitalized in Deep East Texas remains steady. The Department of State Health Services tracks that data.

38 people are hospitalized today, the same number as yesterday. That data also shows that Deep ETX has 567 staffed hospital beds, 65% of which are occupied.

10 ICU beds are open; that’s one fewer than yesterday.

98 ventilators are available, which is 16 fewer than yesterday.

Thursday, July 2

The number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Deep East Texas continues to climb.

The Department of State Health Services tracks hospital usage data.

Today, 38 people are hospitalized in Trauma Service Area ‘H’ which is made up of Angelina, Nacogdoches, and surrounding counties.

That data also shows:

  • 545 total staffed hospital beds available, 67-percent are occupied.
  • 11 I-C-U beds are available in the region.
  • 114 ventilators are available, that’s 10 more than yesterday.

Wednesday, July 1

The Department of State Health Services reports nearly 400 more people are hospitalized in Texas today with COVID-19.

Here in our area, numbers continue to climb as well.

35 people are now hospitalized for the virus, five more than yesterday.

State data shows that today, Deep East Texas has:

  • 525 total staffed hospital beds, 66-percent of which are occupied.
  • 10 of the area’s 69 I-C-U beds are available, that’s two fewer than yesterday.
  • 104 ventilators are available.

Tuesday, June 30

The number of people hospitalized in Deep East Texas for COVID-19 remains about the same today.

30 people are being treated for the virus. That’s according to data from the Department of State Health Services.

That data also shows that today, Deep East Texas has:

  • 550 total staffed hospital beds, 57-percent of which are occupied.
  • 62 of the region’s 69 I-C-U beds are occupied.
  • 97 ventilators are available, 14 more than yesterday.

Monday, June 29

A significant increase in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Deep East Texas over the weekend.

State Department of Health Services data released today shows 24 people in I-C-U, that’s 18 more than on Friday.

According to that data, Deep East Texas has:

  • 501 total staffed hospital beds today, 45-percent of those are in use.
  • Available I-C-U beds decreased to 10, that’s eight fewer than Friday.
  • 25 fewer ventilators are available today.
  • Overall, 31 people are hospitalized in Region ‘H', which is Angelina, Nacogdoches, and surrounding counties.

Friday, June 26

The number of hospital beds available in Deep East Texas is down today.

The State Department of Health Services monitors hospital usage.

Tonight, that data shows available beds decreased by 15 overnight.

According to that data, today Deep East Texas has:

  • 541 total staffed hospital beds, 59 percent of which are occupied.
  • 18 ICU beds are open, and 108 ventilators are available in Deep East Texas, 3 less than yesterday.
  • The state says 34 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in trauma service area G that includes Lufkin, Nacogdoches, and surrounding counties.

Thursday, June 25

Several dozen Deep East Texans remain hospitalized for COVID-19. The State Department of Health services monitors hospital usage

Tonight, that data shows a decrease in the number of ventilators available in trauma service area H. That includes Angelina, Nacogdoches and surrounding counties.

According to that data, Deep East Texas has:

* 556 total staffed hospital beds today, 65 percent of which are occupied.

* 18 ICU beds are open, two less than yesterday, and 111 ventilators are available. That’s six fewer than yesterday.

* The state data shows 11 people currently in ICU for COVID-19. Another 26 are hospitalized in the Lufkin area.

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