U.S. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to 71,458 among Omicron surge – UPI.com

On Satuday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service reported 71,458 were hospitalized with COVID-19, which represents 9.57% of the 755,948 available beds at 5,984 hospitals. The total in-patient beds in use: 74.41%.

During the peak from the Delta strain during the number, more than 100,000 were hospitalized with the disease. Some regions in the United States had no beds available.

One week ago, 69,174 were hospitalized. And on Dec. 1 it was 57,876.

Source: U.S. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to 71,458 among Omicron surge – UPI.com