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Local hospital census numbers solid as we make the march to spring

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COVID-19 hospitalizations are at a three-month low in Virginia. Local hospital census continues to look good as we head into the month of March.

This data is what was reported to HealthData.gov and updated on Sunday.

Augusta Health, which serves the Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro areas, reported an average daily census for the Feb. 19-25 period of 141.1, 54.7 percent of its 258-bed capacity.

The average number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Augusta Health for that period was 10, down from last week’s average of 11.3.

Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg reported an average daily census for the Feb. 19-25 period of 145.4, 55.5 percent of its 262-bed capacity.

The average number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Sentara RMH for the period was 15.7, down from last week’s average of 20.6.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville reported an average daily census for the Feb. 19-25 period of 99, 58.6 percent of its 169-bed capacity.

The average number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Sentara Martha Jefferson for the period was 6.9, up slightly from last week’s average of 6.6.

University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville reported an average daily census for the Feb. 19-25 period of 462.3, 75.3 percent of its 614-bed capacity.

The average number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at UVA for the period was 31.3, down from last week’s average of 34.7.

Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington reported an average daily census for the Feb. 19-25 period of 18.9, 75.6 percent of its 25-bed capacity.

The hospital didn’t report any COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the past week, according to HealthData.gov.

Story by Chris Graham


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