Multistate hospitals enter crisis mode

According to the latest Reuters tally, it is affected by the surge in new crown cases. The number of new crown hospitalizations in the United States hit a record high on the 10th, reaching 132,646. It broke the record of January 2021 (132,051 people).

U.S. new crown hospitalizations exceed 130,000, a record high and Multistate hospitals enter crisis mode

According to the report, as the Omicron strain has become the main epidemic strain in the United States. Since late December 2021, the number of new crown hospitalizations in the United States has continued to increase. Doubled in the past three weeks.

Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and several other states have recently reported record numbers of hospitalizations. The weekly average of new confirmed cases in the U.S. has doubled over the past 10 days. The daily increase in cases has also exceeded 500,000 for 6 consecutive days.

According to the “Washington Post” report, the surging number of cases and hospitalizations has put great pressure on hospitals in the United States. Hospitals in many places have entered crisis mode, taking measures such as stopping elective surgeries, reducing the number of nurses caring for patients, and accepting only severely ill patients. Hope to maximize the use of limited medical resources.

“High call volumes and staff shortages have put enormous pressure on the health care system,” Eric French, chief medical officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, wrote in a statement activating crisis mode. According to previous reports, data released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the 8th showed that about a quarter of hospitals in the United States reported “severe staff shortages.”

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