COVID-19 Hospitalizations on the Rise

The number of coronavirus hospitalizations in Nevada has spiked to its highest since the start of the pandemic, as an autumn surge continues to rewrite the record book in the state. Health officials reported on Wednesday that 1,246 confirmed or suspected coronavirus patients were hospitalized in Nevada, more than twice as many as three weeks ago. hospitals are now confronting competing demands like the flu, pushing them near the brink of their capacity; 79% of staffed hospital beds in the state are currently occupied.