Hospital capacity in Dallas on April 4

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Office of the Mayor, Eric Johnson

April 5, 2020

Tristan Hallman
Chief of Policy and Communications | 469.785.1421

Hospital capacity in Dallas on April 4

DALLAS — Nineteen hospitals on Saturday reported ventilator and bed capacity numbers to Mayor Eric Johnson's office.

Dallas hospitals are required to report the information pursuant to the City of Dallas emergency regulations enacted by Mayor Johnson during the local state of disaster. The reporting requirements are meant to provide data to decision-makers and information to the public regarding the medical community's capacity to handle an expected increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Here are the aggregate totals for Saturday, as reported by the 19 hospitals:

  • Total beds: 5,148
    • Beds occupied: 2,671
  • Total ICU beds: 772
    • ICU beds occupied: 462
  • Total ventilators: 865
    • Ventilators in use: 302

Please note that the numbers represent a point-in-time snapshot and fluctuate throughout the day. Hospitals also may be able to expand bed capacity if necessary. Several reported increased capacity on Saturday.

Two hospitals that reported Friday did not report numbers on Saturday.

Here are the hospitals that reported data on Saturday to the City:

Baylor University Medical Center
Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Baylor Scott & White - Uptown
Children's Health Dallas
Children's Health Our Children's House
City Hospital at White Rock
Kindred Hospital Dallas Central

Medical City Dallas
Medical City Heart Hospital
Medical City Spine Hospital
Methodist Charlton
Methodist Dallas
North Central Surgical Center Hospital
Parkland Health & Hospital System
Select Specialty Hospital
Texas Health Dallas
Texas Institute for Surgery
UT Southwestern William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital

The City is seeking compliance from hospitals that have not yet reported numbers.

For more information on COVID-19, including testing data, visit