SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One of the area's health providers has released information as it relates to coronavirus cases.

BAYSTATE HEALTH (as of Friday, November 19)

  • 72 people are hospitalized with COVID-19
  • 9 of those 72 patients is in a critical care unit

Patients by hospital:

  • Baystate Medical Center: 58 COVID-19 cases confirmed
  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center: 7 COVID-19 cases confirmed
  • Baystate Wing Hospital: 5 COVID-19 case confirmed
  • Baystate Noble Hospital: 2 COVID-19 cases confirmed

"As testing is now widespread and many facilities beyond Baystate Health are conducting tests, we now are focusing solely on inpatient numbers. Statewide testing numbers are available on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard. However, if there is a significant event that affects the testing numbers, we will do a one-time reporting of those figures," Baystate Health said in a statement.

"We will continue to closely monitor our curves as states ease restrictions and mass gatherings continue. Careful vigilance will also provide early clues to any potential recurrent surge of the regional pandemic," Baystate Health said in a statement.

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