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Date of VA hospitalizations peak before 1 May

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A key uncertainty is when the next peak in the number of confirmed and probable COVID-19 hospitalizations will occur in Virginia over the next few months (which includes winter) — particularly given that Virginia experienced an all-time peak in COVID-19 hospitalizations last winter, with the weekly total of cases reaching 976 for the week ending 9 January 2021.

When will Virginia’s pre-May 2022 peak weekly total of new confirmed and probable hospitalizations occur?

This question will resolve as the date of the peak weekly total of confirmed+probable COVID-19 hospitalizations on the VDH “Number of Hospitalizations by Date of Hospital Admission” graph on the COVID-19 cases/hospitalizations/deaths dashboard. .

The week ending 4 December 2021 is the first week covered by this question and the week ending 30 April 2022 is the last week covered. This question will specifically resolve as the last day of the week in question (e.g. if the weekly peak is for the week ending 30 April, then this will resolve as 30 April 2022).

Also see this related question on what this peak will be.

29 March clarification: Since the hospitalizations dashboard has been retired, we will resolve this question using the raw data that is accessible here.

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