Weekly cases, hospitalizations set new pandemic highs
OHA’s COVID-19 weekly report released today, set new weekly highs for COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for the second consecutive week.
OHA reported 9,100 new daily cases during the week of Monday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 29, a 5% increase over the previous week.
Weekly hospitalizations associated with COVID-19 rose to 398, a 9% increase, a significant slowing from the previous week, yet still the highest weekly total reported during the pandemic.
There were 86 reported COVID-19 reported deaths, up from 61 the previous week.
People aged 20 to 49 have accounted for 55% of the cases, while people 70 and older have accounted for 74% of the deaths.
During the week of Nov. 22 to Nov. 28,141,356 COVID-19 tests were administered. The percentage of positive tests was 8.6%.