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Mon Dec 11, 2023, 05:21 AM Dec 2023

COVID-19 hospitalizations are increasing in US, rates are highest among oldest and youngest Americans [View all]








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COVID-19 hospitalizations on the rise: CDC


COVID-19 hospitalizations are increasing in US, rates are highest among oldest and youngest Americans



As of Nov. 25, there were 19,444 weekly COVID hospitalizations, CDC data shows.
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By Mary Kekatos and Youri Benadjaoud
December 8, 2023, 7:08 AM

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COVID-19 hospitalizations on the rise: CDC

The increase in hospitalizations comes after relatively low numbers throughout the summer.

For nearly a month, COVID-19 hospitalizations have been increasing following weeks of decline and relatively low levels throughout the summer, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

As of Nov. 25, there were 19,444 weekly hospitalizations due to the virus compared to 15,006 four weeks earlier, data shows.

While this marks an increase of 29.6%, it is lower than the 150,650 weekly hospitalizations at the peak of the omicron wave during the 2021-22 season.

Rates of COVID hospitalizations remain elevated among senior citizens, middle-aged adults and children under age 4, meaning the virus is affecting both the oldest and youngest Americans..............................




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