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Muncie’s IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital at 109% capacity

By Stan Sollars, IPR News | Published on in Health, Local News, Science
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (Photo provided)

COVID-19 is blazing through the IPR listening area.  Tuesday’s statistics from Muncie’s IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, show:

  • The adult inpatient census is 252: 109% capacity. (232 is 100% normal capacity).
  • 71 COVID patients are at IU Health Ball Memorial.
  • 14 of those are under the age of 50.
  • 19 of those are in the ICU.
  • 99% of COVID patients on ICU are unvaccinated.
  • 85+% of overall inpatient COVID cases are unvaccinated.

Hospital spokesperson Neil Gifford provided these latest figures that come directly from IU Health-Ball Memorial’s medical staff.