The state’s previous hospital admissions peak was recorded on May 5, when authorities said there were 1,888 Texans in hospitals.
Texas authorities said the number of patients hospitalized with coronavirus reached record levels. In the hospitals of the region were 2166 people. On this, on Friday, June 12, reports the Texas Tribune.
“On Monday, 1935 patients were in medical facilities. On Tuesday, the number of hospitalized reached 2056, and on Wednesday there were already 2153. On Thursday, 2008 Texans were admitted to hospitals, but on Friday their number increased to 2166,” the statement said.
Also, the state has increased the number of reported cases of COVID-19. On Friday, a record figure was reached – 1724 people. A total of 83,680 people are infected.
Recall that since the beginning of the pandemic in the United States, the number of patients infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 exceeded 2 million.
Earlier in the United States, quarantine restrictions in the country prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections. This conclusion was made by scientists from the University of California-Berkeley.