RICHMOND, Va. – COVID-19 hospital admissions in the Commonwealth fell 26% last week, according to data from the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA).
As of Sunday, there were 940 patients in hospitals who are either positive or whose test results are awaiting, down from 1,270 (-330) Last sunday, according to the VHHA. Officials said 877 (-285 from last Sunday) of these patients have COVID-19, while 63 (-45) have pending tests.
VHHA’s 7-day moving average of current COVID-19 admissions was 1,061 as of Sunday. That’s a drop of 430 from 1,491 last Sunday.
In addition, more than 1,100 additional COVID-19 patients were discharged from Virginia hospitals over the past week, according to the VHHA.
VHHA reported that a total of 104,057 admitted COVID-19 patients were discharged on Sunday, an increase from 102,951 (+1,106) patients from last Sunday’s update.
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.
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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