Region’s COVID hospitalizations reach lowest number of the year

Region’s COVID hospitalizations reach lowest number of the year

Health systems based in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Southside Virginia collectively report the lowest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients all year — 107 in all, down from 143 a week ago. And that compares to the peak of 450 in mid-January.

APRIL 28: 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: 107

ICU patients: 33

Ventilator patients: 18

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 12

APRIL 21: 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: 143

ICU patients: 36

Ventilator patients: 8

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 11

APRIL 14: 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: 124

ICU patients: 33

Ventilator patients: 15

Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 7

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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