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HHS reports some Jacksonville hospitals out of ICU beds

By Action News Jax  
   July 30, 2021

Jacksonville’s local hospitals are bursting at the seams as COVID-19 cases surge. A UF Health spokesperson says its campuses were treating 186 COVID-19 patients as of Thursday. "That means you have patients lying in stretchers that should be admitted into a hospital bed, but there is nowhere to put them," UF Health Assistant Chief Medical Officer Dr. Chirag Patel said. Patel says UF Health’s North campus is already above capacity at 130 percent, and the downtown location is 95 percent full.

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