‘Near Southwest Virginia’ sees slight increase in COVID hospitalizations, reaching 287 confirmed and pending patients as of Thursday

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(WFXR) — The number of COVID-related hospitalizations increased slightly around the “near Southwest Virginia” region over the last six days, climbing up from 276 confirmed and pending patients last Friday to 287 patients this Thursday.

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

Between Friday, Dec. 17 and Thursday, Dec. 23, local health officials reported nine more confirmed COVID-19 patients — including 10 new virus patients in the ICU — as well as two more patients under investigation for the virus.

This news comes as the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 6,473 new coronavirus cases — which marks the largest single-day increase in cases since Jan. 18, as well as the fourth highest case spike of the entire pandemic — along with 132 new virus-related hospitalizations and 33 new virus-related deaths on Thursday.

You can review the hospitalization data for the near southwest Virginia region from the last 21 weeks below:

As of Dec. 23, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 283
    • ICU patients: 92
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Four

As of Dec. 17, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 274
    • ICU patients: 82
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Two

As of Dec. 10, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 243
    • ICU patients: 60
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Three

As of Dec. 3, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 204
    • ICU patients: 62
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Three

As of Nov. 26, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 176
    • ICU patients: 66
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Four

As of Nov. 19, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 161
    • ICU patients: 47
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Six

As of Nov. 12, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 163
    • ICU patients: 47
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): One

As of Nov. 5, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 165
    • ICU patients: 53
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): One

As of Oct. 29, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 195
    • ICU patients: 65
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Four

As of Oct. 22, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 231
    • ICU patients: 71
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Nine

As of Oct. 15, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 280
    • ICU patients: 97
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Four

As of Oct. 8, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 303
    • ICU patients: 93
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): Two

As of Oct. 1, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 343
    • ICU patients: 109
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 28

As of Sept. 24, 2021:

  • Hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 377
    • ICU patients: 112
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 28

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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