(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The daily average of COVID-19 hospitalizations rose again in the
United States amid winter surge, according to the latest data of
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), trend reports citing
The country averaged about 4,200 daily COVID-19 hospitalizations
in the week ending Nov. 29, a 17.6 percent increase from a week
before, CDC data showed.
COVID hospitalizations last week reached their highest level in
three months, with more than 35,000 patients being treated,
according to Washington Post data tracking.
Public health officials are concerned that the increase in the
number of COVID-19 patients will worsen the strain on hospitals
already under pressure from two other viral ailments, influenza and
respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.
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