HealthDay Reports: Nine US States Seeing Spikes in COVID-19 Hospitalizations
Hospitalizations in at least nine states have been increasing since Memorial Day, and some are seeing their highest numbers yet.
Nine U.S. States Seeing Spikes in COVID-19 Hospitalizations
WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In another troubling sign that the spread of coronavirus might be accelerating, new U.S. data shows hospitalizations in at least nine states have been on the rise since Memorial Day.
In Texas, North and South Carolina, California, Oregon, Arkansas, Mississippi, Utah and Arizona, increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients are showing up at hospitals, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.
For example, Texas has reported two consecutive days of record-breaking coronavirus hospitalizations. The state, which was one of the first to reopen, has seen a 36 percent increase in new cases since the end of May, with a record 2,056 hospitalizations recorded by Tuesday afternoon, the Post reported.