New York City, the country's most populous city, was reported to have enough vaccines to administer second doses to some, but not all, of the people waiting for their second shot.
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Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer called the situation "tragic, upsetting and, frankly, overwhelming," and urged residents to take virus precautions as COVID-19 cases soar.
Some hospitals in South Carolina were reported to be confused over who is eligible and who to prioritize for vaccination.
Professor Chris Whitty issued a dire warning that the U.K. is now entering the "most dangerous time" of the pandemic.
The number of hospital beds needed across the country is projected to peak in just over a week, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Medical staff in Northern California scrambled to distribute over 800 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine after a storage freezer broke on Monday.
"I'm hoping she doesn't have to spend New Year's in a hallway because the beds are full. What you do matters, even beyond COVID...," U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on Thursday.
Bomb squads were called to the scene near Cascade Medical after the sheriff's office was contacted "about a bomb threat in a garbage can," city officials reported.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in South Los Angeles reports seeing over 100 patients a day.
Thankfully, the girl is doing fine, and one of the key reasons that she survived is because her grandmother administered effective first-aid immediately.
More than 1.8 million children in the country have tested positive for the virus since the outbreak began.
The state's average daily case count and average daily death toll each hit another record high on Monday.
Los Angeles County is seeing "an explosive and very deadly surge," with an average of two COVID-19 deaths every hour, according to the county health department.
Hospitals have begun diverting patients and discharging others to free up beds, with warnings it may come at the expense of "non-urgent" treatments for illnesses like cancer.
Total active hospitalized cases in the country could surpass 716,000 by Christmas, according to forecasts from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
There are nearly 11,000 confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in California, according to data published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A local news outlet reported that the nurse, who made a video declaring that she travels, doesn't wear a mask, and lets her kids have playdates, is no longer employed by Salem Health.
The current number of hospitalizations topped 100,000 this week, as the U.S. also recorded its highest daily case count on record.
On post-Thanksgiving COVID figures, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Newsweek: "I hate to say that but it's the truth and the reality.
The highest number of current COVID-19 hospitalizations per million recorded to date was 968 in New York in April, according to data from The COVID Tracking Project.
"But here's the deal: if somebody gets sick from what you did, you handle it. Don't call an ambulance and expose an ambulance driver. Don't go to the hospital," Cuomo said Monday.
It certainly looks like we are going to run out of ICU space by Thanksgiving, but the aftermath could be worse.
Over 68,000 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. as of Friday night, according to the COVID Tracking Project.
By late December, the number of beds needed is forecast to nearly double the current number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).
GOP Governor Doug Burgum announced the state has amended an order so infected but asymptomatic health-care workers can continue working due to a major shortage of staffing in hospitals.
The number of coronavirus patients in hospital has been rising in several states, including Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.
Doctors in intensive care units across the globe are warning they are already becoming overwhelmed - what happens when there is no capacity left? And is that really a risk in the COVID-19 second wave?