US breaks Covid-19 hospitalisation record as Omicron surges

10/1/2022 9:43:00 PM

US breaks Covid-19 hospitalisation record as Omicron surges

https://str.sg/wMeMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Covid-19 hospitalisations in the United States reached a fresh high of 132,646, according to a Reuters tally on Monday (Jan 10), surpassing the record of 132,051 set in January last year, amid a surge of the highly contagious Omicron variant.

Hospitalisations have increased steadily since late-December,doubling in the last three weeks, as Omicron quickly overtook Delta as the dominant version of the virus in the United States.Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin have reported record levels of hospitalised Covid-19 patients recently, according to the Reuters analysis.

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750 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; 389 Omicron infections confirmedSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 750 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Monday (Jan 10), including 487 imported infections. There were no fatalities, and the death toll from coronavirus complications remains at 838, according to the latest infe

750 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 389 Omicron infections confirmedSINGAPORE — Singapore reported 750 new Covid-19 cases as of noon on Monday (Jan 10), including 487 imported infections. There were no fatalities, and the death toll from coronavirus complications remains at 838, according to the latest infection statistics on the Ministry of Health's (MOH)

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sg/wMeM WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Covid-19 hospitalisations in the United States reached a fresh high of 132,646, according to a Reuters tally on Monday (Jan 10), surpassing the record of 132,051 set in January last year, amid a surge of the highly contagious Omicron variant. Hospitalisations have increased steadily since late-December, doubling in the last three weeks, as Omicron quickly overtook Delta as the dominant version of the virus in the United States. A broader but less timely measure of deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate - which includes deaths early in the pandemic when testing was limited - stood at 173,248 as of the last data on Dec 24. Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D. A broader but less timely measure of deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate - which includes deaths early in the pandemic when testing was limited - stood at 173,248 as of the last data on Dec 24.C. Britain's government has focused on rolling out booster vaccinations - which have reached more than 60 per cent of the population - rather than requiring a return to the lockdown measures seen earlier in the pandemic., and Wisconsin have reported record levels of hospitalised Covid-19 patients recently, according to the Reuters analysis. Authorities have cut mandatory isolation times for close contacts and narrowed the definition of close contacts, but were still reviewing the rules for furloughing workers that have widened supply chain gaps.

While potentially less severe, health officials have warned that the sheer number of infections caused by the Omicron variant could strain the hospitals' systems, some of which have already suspended elective procedures as they struggle to handle the surge of patients amid staff shortages.227 million people tested positive for COVID-19 during the past seven days, 11 per cent more than the week before, while the weekly number of deaths was up 38 per cent on the week before at 1,271." Britain has seen a surge of cases linked to the Omicron coronavirus variant in recent weeks, though death rates have been lower than during previous infection waves. More On This Topic .