Area COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations jump almost 50% in one week

Area COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations jump almost 50% in one week

The health care systems based in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Southside Virginia collectively report a nearly 50 per cent increase in COVID-19 patients under intensive care in the last week — 74 today compared to 50 last Friday. Overall COVID hospitalization numbers rose just slightly in the last seven days from 178 to 182; the compares to the peak of 450 in mid-January.

TODAY: Here are the updated numbers for the Near Southwest Region (which includes Carilion, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah Health, and Salem VA facilities) as of today:

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 182

ICU patients: 74

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 12

AUGUST 13: Here are the updated numbers for the Near Southwest Region (which includes Carilion, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah Health, and Salem VA facilities) as of today:

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 178

ICU patients: 50

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 13

AUGUST 6: Here are updated numbers for the Near Southwest Region (which includes Carilion, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah Health, and Salem VA facilities) as of today:

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 113

ICU patients: 28

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 15

JANUARY 13: Here are updated numbers for the Near Southwest Region (which includes Carilion, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah, and Salem VA facilities) as of today:

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 450

ICU patients: 96

Ventilator patients: 55

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 30

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