The nurse told the patient she had "seen more people die in the last two weeks than I have in my entire career."
The nurse noted "I've seen more people sick than I've ever seen in my life. They just drop so fast" in a video message shared on Twitter.
The country's total number of COVID-19 deaths is projected to reach around 257,958 by Thanksgiving, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
She compared scenes in "short staffed" hospitals to those in the surrounding communities, where some have ignored social distancing rules.
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).
The number of coronavirus patients in hospital has been rising in several states, including Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.
The state saw a record number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs) on Wednesday, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Over 5,200 of Sweden's nearly 6,000 COVID-19 deaths were reported to be among those aged 70 and above, according to its public health agency.
Infections were reported to have spread from the state's younger population to the older residents.
Around 40 percent of those currently hospitalized were reported to be in ICU on Thursday.
The rise in patients at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay has been exacerbated by staff shortages, with over 100 employees in quarantine following COVID-19 exposure.
The patient was reported to have shown mild symptoms of the virus in March before being in a coma for several weeks.
The patient had bleeding in his brain and gastrointestinal tract as well as blood clots in his legs.
Intensive care unit beds are reported to be around more than 87.5 percent full across the state.
The state saw a record 109 hospitalizations on Thursday, the highest number reported in a single day since the outbreak began.
Orange County has seen a nearly 45 percent increase in new cases in recent weeks.
Bed shortages were reported at intensive care units in several regions, including San Joaquin County.
The latest tribute followed five days of around 80 to over 100 daily COVID-19-related deaths in Texas.
Arizona reported nearly 2,800 COVID-19-related hospitalizations on Monday, the highest number since April 8.
The Justice Department on Monday cited "extreme urgency" in clearing wholesale U.S. pharmaceutical distributors from legal hurdles in order to provide the controversial anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to COVID-19 patients.
About 10 people have died and 23 remain trapped, Reuters reported, after an 80-room hotel in southeastern China that was being used to observe coronavirus patients or those recently in contact with the COVID-19 illness collapsed Saturday.
While staff members recorded the fight, one resident struck another. That prompted one resident to strangle the other "with her face turning red."
It is suspected that the doctor injected 24 patients aged from 8 to 80, between 2008 and 2016.
Stomach pain can mean indigestion—or a ruptured appendix. But if you decide to be on the safe side, go to the emergency room, and turn out to be fine, more and more insurers refuse to foot the bill. This has got to stop.
Kyle Larson told patients his name was Dr. Kyle Ellis and allegedly prescribed his own Ritalin and amoxicillin medication.
More than 70 percent of women said their doctors didn't address their financial concerns, according to researchers.