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Filling up: St. Louis region breaks COVID-19 hospitalization record for third straight day –

Staffed ICU capacity is at almost 90%, according to pandemic task force.



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For the third day in a row, the St. Louis region broke its previous record for the seven-day average of total coronavirus hospitalizations, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force.
Sunday’s average of 897 patients is 13 higher than the day before and 19 higher than Friday’s average.
The seven-day average shows the trend of cases, minimizing daily fluctuations in reported numbers. The task force data includes patients from BJC HealthCare, Mercy, SSM Health and St. Luke’s Hospital…

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