COVID-19 Update from Cottage Health – May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020
COVID-19 Update from Cottage Health – May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020                                                             

Contact: Maria Zate, 805-879-8986                                                                                                                                      

COVID-19 Update from Cottage Health – May 21, 2020

 

SANTA BARBARA --

 

Below is a status update as of May 21, 2020. 

  • Cottage Health is caring for a total of 234 patients across all campuses.
  • 183 are acute care patients; 190 acute care beds remain available.  
  • In surge planning, capacity is identified for adding 270 acute care beds.
  • Of the 183 acute care patients, 10 patients are on ventilators.
    67 ventilators remain available (adult, pediatric and neonatal ventilators).
  • Of the 183 acute care patients, 9 are in isolation with COVID-19 symptoms;
    5 are confirmed COVID-19 positive.
  • Of 9 patients in isolation, 3 patients are in critical care.
  • From May 11-17: 
    1,528 COVID-19 laboratory tests were ordered and collected by Cottage Health.
    Results: 21 positive, 1,457 negative, 50 pending.
    Results take up to 4 days.
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