The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 is continuing to decrease, according to numbers reported by Ballad Health on Thursday.

Ballad Health officials reported the system had 31 COVID-19 patients hospitalized on Thursday, and no pediatric patients. That is a decrease from 50 the previous Thursday, and 57 two weeks ago.

Ballad also reported that six COVID-19 patients were in intensive care units, and five were on ventilators.

Of the COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the region, about 84% are unvaccinated. One-hundred percent of COVID-19 patients in Ballad ICUs are unvaccinated, and all of those on ventilators are unvaccinated, the health care system reported. Ballad provides weekly updates on the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the system on Thursdays.

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