Sarasota and Manatee Hospital beds report

The Sarasota County Heat map is part of the County Flash report and continues to indicate 0 positives in the Sarasota County portion of Longboat Key for the past 14 days.  Manatee County does not report in the same format- they currently show a cumulative total within the Longboat Key zip code of 23 positives since the beginning of the pandemic.


Here are the current statistics for Sarasota County Hospital Beds.

Total beds- 1,406

Occupied- 940

COVID related- 146

Total ICU beds- 114

Occupied- 89

COVID related- 34


Manatee County Hospital Bed information from their daily Report- Today’s County report indicates zero capacity


Total beds- 614

Available- 41


Total beds- 68

Available- 19


State of Florida (+12,444)

402,312 cases confirmed, 5,653 deaths                                                 

(3,281,087 tested, 12.26% positive)

Up from 389,868 cases confirmed, 5,518 deaths                                

(3,215,185 tested, 12.13% positive)


Sarasota County (+193)

4,837 cases confirmed, 113 deaths                                                          

(62,437 tested, 7.75% positive)

Up from 4,644 cases confirmed, 110 deaths                                        

(61,032 tested, 7.61% positive)


Manatee County (+268)

7,520 cases confirmed, 153 deaths                                                           

(71,975 tested, 10.45% positive)

Up from 7,252 cases confirmed, 152 deaths                                        

(70,155 tested, 10.34% positive)


Buchanan aide dies of COVID

Gary Tibbetts, a staffer for U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan since 2011, has died of COVID-19, the Longboat Republican announced in a statement on Friday. Buchanan said Tibbetts, 66, died Friday at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

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