The United States reported 117,777 current Covid-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday, setting a new record high since the pandemic began, according to the Covid Tracking Project (CTP).
This is the 21st consecutive day that the US has remained above 100,000 current hospitalizations.
The highest hospitalization numbers according to CTP data are:
- Dec. 22: 117,777
- Dec. 21: 115,351
- Dec. 17: 114,459
- Dec. 18: 113,955
- Dec. 19: 113,929
At least 18,202,019 cases of coronavirus and 322,345 deaths have been reported in the US, according to Johns Hopkins University data.