Baystate Health: 55 hospitalized patients with COVID-19, 16 in ICU

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Currently within Baystate Health, there are 55 hospitalized patients with COVID-19 as of Friday.

Of those numbers reported, 16 are in the critical care unit.

Positive COVID-19 cases within Baystate Health broken up by hospital:

  • Baystate Medical Center – 48 confirmed
  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center – 4 confirmed
  • Baystate Wing Hospital – 1 confirmed
  • Baystate Noble Hospital – 2 confirmed

Baystate Vaccine Numbers:

Baystate Health has administered 42,308 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and 35,524 of the second dose to both Baystate employees and the public.

Visitor Policy Updated:

Baystate Health has updated its visitor policy across the board.

All Baystate Hospitals are now in the yellow tier which will allow the following:

  • Visitor at a time for patients who are not in the ICU
  • Visitors at a time for patients in the ICU
  • Two parents or guardians at a time for pediatric patients.

Visiting hours have also been extended from noon to 8 p.m.

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