Panama City, FL –
PANAMA CITY, Florida (WMBB) – Hospitals in Bay, Walton and Gulf counties are seeing a drop in the number of COVID-19 patients, Ascension Sacred Heart said on Wednesday.
A total of 18 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the Bay of the Sacred Heart of the Ascension in Panama City, the emerald coast of the Sacred Heart of the Ascension in Miramar Beach and the Gulf of the Sacred Heart on Wednesday. Ascension Day at Port St. Joe. The number of hospital patients with COVID-19 a week ago was 22 across the three hospitals.
Among all Ascension Sacred Heart hospitals in northwest Florida, 92% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 are unvaccinated, officials added.
In addition, among coronavirus patients coming for treatment, including emergency room visits, more than half are under the age of 50.
“The health and safety of our patients and our community remains our top priority,” said Henry Stovall, Regional President of Ascension Sacred Heart. “We cannot stress enough the importance of getting vaccinated. We believe that approved COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, and that the benefits of being vaccinated outweigh any identified risks or side effects. ”
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