FEMA: Florida Has 56 Hospitals With No ICU Beds

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An additional 35 hospitals reported that their ICU capacity was at 10 percent or less, according to the FEMA memo.

ABC News reported Thursday that 56 hospitals in Florida currently have no ICU beds, according to an internal Federal Emergency Management Agency memo obtained by the news outlet.

  • An additional “35 Florida hospitals reported that ICU capacity was at 10% or less, the memo said.”
  • The memo also noted that Texas reported “10,028 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday -- the state's highest single-day increase.”
  • And in Tennessee, “people ages 21 to 40 are accounting for the majority of new and total cases,” according to the FEMA memo.
  • The document listed Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga and Knoxville as particular areas of concern.

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