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UVA Health provides update on COVID-19 related hospitalizations
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UVA Health provides update on COVID-19 related hospitalizations

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - This week, Virginia passed 2-million COVID cases, though the real number may be much higher.Dr. Reid Adams says that COVID numbers inside the hospital has remained steady for the past couple of weeks.“Today, we’ve got 35 patients in the hospital that have tested positive for COVID. The majority of those 27 are on our acute adult units for those who are acute in our in our adult ICUs,” Dr. Adams said.They also have 3 pediatric patients, and 2 of those 3 are in ICUs.Dr. Costi Sifri reminds that people can develop serious long-term health complications from COVID, and to remain wary of potential infections or reinfections.“The consequences of COVID can be significant and perhaps even permanent problems with lung dysfunction and other medical problems. Of cours...