Virginia COVID hospital admissions fall by 10%; 230+ COVID-19 patients were discharged last week – April 17, 2022
Virginia COVID hospital admissions fall by 10%;  230+ COVID-19 patients were discharged last week – April 17, 2022

Virginia COVID hospital admissions fall by 10%; 230+ COVID-19 patients were discharged last week – April 17, 2022

RICHMOND, Va. – COVID-19 hospital admissions in the Commonwealth fell 10% last week, according to data from the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA).

As of Sunday, there were 143 hospitalized patients confirmed positive for COVID-19, which has dropped from 159 (-16) Last sundayaccording to the VHHA.

VHHA’s 7-day moving average of current COVID-19 admissions was 150 from Sunday. That’s a drop of 72 from 222 last Sunday and
123 from 273 the previous Sunday.

In addition, more than 230 additional COVID-19 patients were discharged from Virginia hospitals over the past week, according to the VHHA.

The VHHA reported that a total of 107,707 admitted COVID-19 patients were discharged on Sunday, an increase from 107,475 (+232) patients from last Sunday’s update. More than 20,022 (+322 from last Sunday) deaths in Virginia have been linked to COVID, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

The data is a look at recoveries of COVID-19 in Virginia. Although the data are not accurate recovery statistics, the discharge category shows how many COVID-19 patients were admitted and released.

RELATED: New COVID Cases Rise 53% Last Week; 73% of Virginian’s residents are now fully vaccinated

VHHA

VHHA’s online data dashboard provides updated statistics daily on the number of COVID-19 admissions across the Commonwealth, ventilator use, and current availability of hospital beds.

VHHA collects and collects data provided by member hospitals as part of COVID-19 situation preparedness and response.


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