The Top COVID-19 Hot Spots in the U.S.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. have been steadily declining, with approximately 16,000 new hospitalizations reported in the week ending October 14, marking a 5% decrease from the previous week. This continues the trend of decreasing hospitalizations after a peak in early September. The data indicates a rate of 4.9 new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 people for that week. Some states, like Montana, Massachusetts, New York, and Hawaii, had higher rates. While hospitalization rates are generally decreasing, there have still been additional COVID-19-related deaths, with Oregon seeing 5.5% of its total deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the week ending October 14. To read the full article, click here. To read more about COVID-19, click here.