The number of Americans hospitalized for coronavirus infections reached another all-time record on Sunday – 93,238 patients are currently admitted, data show
This was the second time that COVID-19 hospitalizations had broken a record over the weekend, with a total of 91,635 patients admitted on Saturday, according to the COVID monitoring project.
Regional charts posted on Twitter by the organization show drastic jumps in recent hospital admissions in some areas, including the northeast. Hospitalizations in the Midwest, on the other hand, appear to have slowed, the group said.
The statistics also reflect alarming jumps in certain countries.
“In California, the number of hospitalized patients has doubled from 4,000 on Nov. 1
Recent data suggests that new infections and deaths on Sunday are lower than the previous week’s average, but researchers have warned that the decline is likely the result of “data fluctuations” due to a lack of Thanksgiving information.
As of Monday, the United States reported 266,887 deaths and 13,385,494 infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.