US nears 62,000 daily COVID-19 hospitalizations, an all time high, as it breaks another record of 131,000 new daily cases
- The US has broken its April 15 record for COVID hospitalizations, according to The Covid Tracking Project, as winter nears.
- The US has recorded 1 million new cases within the first ten days of November 2020. Today, at least 131,000 cases were recorded nationally, according to The Covid Tracking Project.
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The US continues to steamroll past COVID-19 milestones, passing 61,964 hospitalizations, and registering 131,000 cases, the highest single-day total since the pandemic started, according to The COVID Tracking Project. The US also recorded 1 million new cases in the first ten days of November.
According to the COVID Tracking Project, hospitalization rates have increased since the last record reached on April 15, when 59,940 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 across the nation. After that rate slowed down in the summer months, hospitalization rates almost reached 60,000 in July but fell. As the fall and winter seasons have set in, the COVID Tracking Project said “we’re likely entering the worst period in the pandemic.”
Death rates and new case numbers continue to follow these grim patterns. Currently, the US is averaging more than 110,100 new cases a day, which is also a …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]