‘Near southwest Virginia’ hospitals report 377 confirmed, pending COVID-19 patients as of Friday

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(Photo: Courtesy Daniel R. Betancourt/U.S. Marine Corps/CC BY 2.0 via MGN Online)

(WFXR) — The number of coronavirus hospitalizations around “near southwest Virginia” rose over the last week, but the number of patients waiting on virus test results dropped, bringing the total number of confirmed and pending virus patients from 370 to 377 as of Friday.

This includes patients at Carilion Clinic, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah Health, and the Salem VA Medical Center.

Since Friday, Sept. 10, local health officials reported 27 new confirmed COVID-19 patients in these hospitals, along with four new virus patients in the ICU. However, the number of patients under investigation for the virus dropped by 20 in the same time frame.

Meanwhile, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 4,212 new COVID-19 cases, 77 new hospitalizations, and 35 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Friday, Sept. 17.

You can review the hospitalization data for the Near Southwest Virginia region from the last seven weeks below:

As of Sept. 17, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 353
    • ICU patients: 102
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 24

As of Sept. 10, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 326
    • ICU patients: 98
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 44

As of Sept. 3, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 297
    • ICU patients: 88
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 24

As of Aug. 27, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 240
    • ICU patients: 81
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 20

As of Aug. 20, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 182
    • ICU patients: 74
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 12

As of Aug. 13, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 178
    • ICU patients: 50
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 13

As of Aug. 6, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 113
    • ICU patients: 28
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 15

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