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Amid the rapid spread of the Omicron version, the number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 in the United States rose to 138,073 on Saturday, close to the record set during the surge last winter.

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A total of 22,394 Covid-19 patients are in intensive care units, according to statistics From the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Number of Covid-19 hospitalizations near past peak 142,000 Last year was set on January 14 – a time when coronavirus vaccines were still in the early stages of distribution to adults.

New York has the highest number of hospital beds occupied by Covid-19 patients at 12,515, followed by California and Texas, both of which have more than 10,000 beds occupied by Covid-19 patients.

Other states with more than 5,000 hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients include Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey and Georgia.

The US on Monday reported nearly 1 million new cases of Covid-19 – the highest global single-day record for Covid-19 cases – and the seven-day moving average of cases has ended 614,000 As of Thursday, an all-time pandemic high.

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