Yale New Haven Health announces it has discharged over 1,000 previously Coronavirus-positive patients since start of pandemic


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) announced Tuesday that since the outbreak of COVID-19, YNHHS has discharged more than 1,000 previously COVID-positive patients after being treated at one its hospitals.

Yale New Haven Health says the vast majority of these patients go back home to be with their families. Others are discharged to a rehabilitation facility where they can focus on their full recovery.

YNHHS says it is also seeing that numbers of admissions are slowing and, in some areas, dropping around the state of Connecticut.

Over the weekend, the state as a whole saw two straight days of lowering numbers of patients hospitalized due to Coronavirus, before a slight uptick on Monday.

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