Hospitalizations Going Up

The number of people hospitalized in Nevada with COVID-19 has more than doubled over the last month, officials said Monday, increasing to 1,617 hospitalized patients statewide and up from 692. The Nevada Hospital Association reported hospitalized coronavirus patients increased more than 230% from Nov. 6 to Dec. 6 as the state continues experiencing a surge of coronavirus cases. Hospital officials also reported that the number of patients needing ventilators grew 250% from early November.