SWVA hospitals partner to release COVID-19 hospitalization data

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(WFXR) – Various hospitals across the region including Carilion Clinic, Centra, LewisGale, Sovah and the VA have partnered to offer a better picture of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the region.

In a week-to-week comparison, the number of hospitalizations has been generally increasing due to COVID-19.

The one anomaly in the last four weeks was the week of Nov. 4 where the total hospitalizations dropped by 14 from the previous week.

As of Wednesday, Nov. 18:

  • Total hospitalizations: 208
  • ICU patients: 36
  • Ventilator patients: 22
  • Hospitalized PUIs (patients under investigation awaiting results): 26

As of Wednesday, Nov. 11:

  • Total hospitalizations: 203
  • ICU patients: 38
  • Ventilator patients: 18
  • Hospitalized PUIs: 35

As of Wednesday, Nov. 4:

  • Total hospitalizations: 186
  • ICU patients: 40
  • Ventilator patients: 22
  • Hospitalized PUIs: 32

As of Wednesday, Oct. 28:

  • Total hospitalizations: 200
  • ICU patients: 50
  • Ventilator patients: 27
  • Hospitalized PUIs: 46

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