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Bridgeport Hospital President Anne Diamond said that since that facility took in its first positive patient on March 19, it has received another 432, but stressed that it has discharged about 270.
While Connecticut's number of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths continues to rise, Gov. Ned Lamont today insisted that they "seem to be flattening out."
Yale New Haven Health System CEO Marna Borgstrom said that while various models differ, “the arc of the curve (of positive cases) is slowing down and tailing off.”
“We have had patients having to travel 40-50 miles for cancer care, particularly with post-surgical procedures when they’re not feeling well," hospital president Norman Roth said. “There’s no reason to have to continue to do that.”
The former Maternity Unit at the Milford Campus, closed several years ago because of low patient volume and insufficient physician coverage, is being renovated into a “geriatric friendly” surgical unit.