Butler Memorial Hospital's COVID-19 inpatient levels again dropped below 30, but at the cost of four lives.
According to Monday's update by Butler Health System, Butler Memorial had 26 inpatients being treated for COVID-19. All but one of those patients had tested positive for the virus.
Monday's inpatient levels represented a decrease of four from Friday's update. Butler Memorial currently has four COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit.
Monday's report included the addition of four deaths that were reported to the Department of Health since Friday's report with one on Thursday, one on Friday and two on Saturday.
Meanwhile Clarion Hospital has returned to low single-digits in inpatient levels.
Clarion reported three inpatients on Monday, down from five reported Friday. The hospital has one COVID-19 patient in the ICU.
Clarion Hospital has drastically decreased its number of inpatients from when it reported having 14 COVID-19 inpatients in its Jan. 20 report. Also since that time, the hospital has only reported one virus-related death to the Department of Health.
COVID Regional Update
The following numbers on the coronavirus pandemic were compiled from regular news releases from the state Department of Health and Butler Health System.
COVID-19 statistics from Sunday and Monday are:
Confirmed cases: 8,063
Probable cases: 4,264
Negative tests: 42,360
Butler Memorial Hospital
Total tests: 36,600
Outdoor tests: 15,351
Positive tests: 2,432
Total tests: 11,214
Outdoor tests: 9,481
Positive tests: 1,770
New cases: 7,910
Total cases: 807,867
New deaths: 138
Total deaths: 20,664
Allegheny: 53,630 confirmed cases; 331,005 negative; and 1,435 deaths
Armstrong: 3,555 confirmed cases; 13,493 negative; and 102 deaths
Beaver: 9,093 confirmed cases; 41,412 negative; and 310 deaths
Clarion: 1,596 confirmed cases; 6,941 negative; and 69 deaths
Lawrence: 4,101 confirmed cases; 16,350 negative; and 159 deaths
Mercer: 5,894 confirmed cases; 24,444 negative; and 213 deaths
Venango: 2,473 confirmed cases; 2,473 negative; and 72 deaths
Westmoreland: 17,487 confirmed cases; 79,919 negative; and 571 deaths