Covid Hospitalizations Tick Up Across U.S. Due To Delta Variant — These 17 States Are Leading The Way

Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2021
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The number of Americans hospitalized with Covid-19 jumped nearly 60% in the last week, as the coronavirus’ more infectious Delta variant fuels a new wave of infections — and admissions to intensive care units have spiked in a few hard-hit states.

Some 34,384 coronavirus patients are currently occupying hospital inpatient beds, and nearly 8,000 are in intensive care units nationwide, occupying 4.42% of the country’s total hospital bed space and 10.15% of ICU capacity, according to data compiled by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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