The three regions currently under a regional stay-at-home order are Southern California, Bay Area and San Joaquin Valley.
In early January, medicines used in monoclonal antibody therapy were directed for delivery to 3,700 locations across the country, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Pulse oximeters "should not be relied upon without medical oversight, nor without paying heed to other signs and symptoms of illness," the American Lung Association warns.
One doctor has been unable to treat a patient who has been receiving care for the lingering effects of COVID-19 infection.
Some hospitals in South Carolina were reported to be confused over who is eligible and who to prioritize for vaccination.
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.
The state's current COVID-19 hospitalizations have been rising sharply since late October.
Arizona, South Carolina and Tennessee are among the states that have seen record average daily infections this week.
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.
The emergency medicine doctor said "we are so tired" after learning of her patient's recent large holiday gathering.
Total active coronavirus cases in the U.S. are projected to reach over 3.9 million by January 10, according to forecasts from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Anthony Fauci told Newsweek: "If people take the vaccine, we could go a long way to really diminishing dramatically" cases by Q3 2021.
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.
Up to 30,000 new COVID-19 hospitalizations per day are projected for December 21, according to forecasts received by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.