The United States set a record for the number of people currently hospitalized with Covid-19, according to the Covid Tracking Project.
On Tuesday, 98,691 Covid-19 patients were hospitalized, according to CTP. This is the highest number of Covid-19 hospitalizations the nation has ever experienced.
Per CTP, this is more than double the number of hospitalizations reported on Nov. 1, and more than triple the number of hospitalizations reported on Oct. 1.
Today’s count is a more than 60% increase from peaks in the spring and summer, according to CTP data.
According to CTP data, the highest hospitalization numbers are:
- Dec. 1: 98,691
- Nov. 30: 96,053
- Nov. 29: 93,265
- Nov. 28: 91,665
- Nov. 26: 90,443