Published on January 03, 2022

COVID-19 Update: Numbers

We start 2022 with an uptick in COVID-19-positive patients. Although you can still get COVID-19 after getting vaccinated, it is your best defense against severe illness or death from the virus. Make an appointment today at This graphic illustrates the number of patients in Owensboro Health hospitals as of 8 a.m. today that tested positive for COVID-19.

Hospitalized COVID Patients


Numbers from the infographic are listed as live text below. (Updated as of January 3, 2022)

Totals of all Owensboro Health Hospitals:

  • Critical Care: 14
  • Intubated: 9
  • Total Hospitalized: 60
  • Peak: 85

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

  • Critical Care: 11 unvaccinated, 3 vaccinated
  • Intubated: 7 unvaccinated, 2 vaccinated
  • Total Hospitalized: 40 unvaccinated, 13 vaccinated 
  • Peak: 69

Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital 

  • Critical Care: None
  • Intubated: None
  • Total Hospitalized: 2 unvaccinated
  • Peak: 8

Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center

  • Critical Care: None
  • Intubated: None
  • Total: 5 unvaccinated 
  • Peak: 21 

COVID-19 Patients by Age

  • Under 20: 2 Hospitalized
  • 20-29: 1 intubated in critical care, 4 hospitalized
  • 30-39: 2 intubated in critical care, 1 hospitalized
  • 40-49: 1 hospitalized
  • 50-59: 2 intubated in critical care, 6 hospitalized
  • 60-69: 2 intubated in critical care, 2 in critical care, 17 hospitalized
  • 70-79: 1 intubated in critical care, 2 in critical care, 7 hospitalized
  • 80-89: 1 intubatede in critical care, 1 in critical care, 7 hospitalized
  • 90+: 1 hospitalized

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.