Hospitalized Covid patients top 100,000 for first time in US: monitor

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Medical workers in protective suits attend to novel coronavirus patients at the intensive care unit (ICU) of a designated hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 6, 2020. Picture taken February 6, 2020. China Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.

WASHINGTON, Dec 3, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – The number of people being treated in US hospitals for Covid-19 topped 100,000 for the first time on Wednesday, a monitor said.

“There are 100,226 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the US — the first time hospitalizations have exceeded 100k,” the COVID Tracking Project said in a tweet.