Number of confirmed, pending coronavirus patients drops from 305 to 284 on Friday at ‘near southwest Virginia’ hospitals

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(WFXR) — The combined number of confirmed and pending COVID-19 patients at “near southwest Virginia” hospitals — including Carilion Clinic, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah Health, and the Salem VA Medical Center — decreased for the third Friday in a row, going from 305 to 284 over the course of a week.

Between Friday, Oct. 8 and Friday, Oct. 15, local health officials reported 23 less confirmed COVID-19 patients, but four more virus patients in the ICU and two more patients who are awaiting virus results in these hospitals.

Meanwhile, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 2,357 new COVID-19 cases, 72 new hospitalizations, and 46 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Oct. 15.

You can review the hospitalization data for the near southwest Virginia region from the last 11 weeks below:

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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