New York, The number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 in the United States of America is nearing 100,000 – an all-time high – as the pandemic rages on and strains health care systems, dpa reported.
A record 98,691 Americans were hospitalized on Tuesday, according to data compiled by the Covid Tracking Project, the latest in a weeks-long streak of record-setting daily figures.
Daily new coronavirus cases, which had dipped from record highs as Thanksgiving muddled reporting, rose to over 180,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The US also saw the most Covid-19-related fatalities since mid-April, with 2,597 people dying on Tuesday, the Baltimore-based university said. The figure is nearing April’s record of 2,607 daily deaths.
Source: Saudi Press Agency