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Task force reports decrease in COVID-19 hospital admissions in St. Louis

The seven-day moving averages of hospital admissions has increased from 19 on Friday to 20 on Saturday
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ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force released its COVID-19 update for Saturday.

In the report, the task force said new hospital admissions have decreased from 24 on Friday to 23 on Saturday. It’s important to note that this data is lagged two days.

The task force also reports the seven-day moving averages of hospital admissions has increased from 19 on Friday to 20 on Saturday.

The seven-day moving averages of hospitalizations has also increased from 145 on Friday to 149 on Saturday.

The task force reported 28 patients across system hospitals were discharged on Friday – bringing the total number of patients discharged to 2,974. 

Here is the full break down of data from the task force:

  • New hospital admissions (data lagged two days) decreased – from 24 yesterday to 23 today.
  • The seven-day moving average of hospital admissions (data lagged two days) increased – from 19 yesterday to 20 today.
  • The seven-day moving average of hospitalizations increased – from 145 yesterday to 149 today.
  • Inpatient confirmed COVID positive hospitalizations decreased - from 159 yesterday to 158 today.
  • Inpatient suspected COVID positive hospitalizations decreased – from 107 yesterday to 83 today.
  • The number of confirmed COVID positive patients in the ICUs increased – from 44 yesterday to 45 today.
  • The number of confirmed COVID positive patients on ventilators stayed the same at 23 today.
  • Across the system hospitals, 28 COVID-19 patients were discharged yesterday, bringing the cumulative number of COVID-19 patients discharged to 2,974.

Missouri is reporting 23,215 cases and 1,027 deaths from the virus as of Saturday.

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Credit: St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force
Credit: St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force

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