U.S. Covid-19 Deaths Surpass 2,600, Hospitalizations Top 100,000

More than 14% of hospital beds in U.S. hospitals were occupied by Covid-19 patients on Nov. 30, the most on record, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The hospitalization rate rose to 14.6% from 14.3% the day before and hospital beds occupied by Covid-19 patients totaled 102,579. The U.S. hospitalization rate was 0.6 percentage points above the five-day average of 14%.