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Coronavirus hospitalizations grow in the Midwest amid climbing cases — ‘It’s clearly a forest fire’

Growing coronavirus outbreaks across the American West and Midwest have started to take an alarming turn as some states report growing Covid-19 hospitalizations and a shrinking supply of beds for patients.  Six states reached record high Covid-19 hospitalizations, based on a weekly average to smooth out the reporting, as of Friday, according to a CNBC… Read More »

Rise in coronavirus hospitalizations threatens ICU bed capacity in hot-spot states

Certain parts of the country are beginning to see sharp increases in the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations. The trend is clustered around, but not limited to, the Midwest. In the week ending on the last day of September, 21 states saw hospitalizations rise by at least 10%: Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts,… Read More »

Weekend sees record high coronavirus hospitalizations, cases for these states

The weekend saw several states report record numbers of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Oklahoma saw a jump of 478 new cases on Sunday, a record, raising the state’s number of confirmed cases to 10,515. The death toll stands at 369. According to Dr. Lance Frye, Oklahoma interim state health commissioner, the surge in cases was… Read More »