The United States currently has more people hospitalized with Covid-19 than ever before, according to the Covid Tracking Project (CTP).
There were 67,096 people in hospital on Thursday across the entire United States, according to the CTP. This is now the third consecutive day that that nation has topped 60,000 current hospitalizations.
Last Thursday, the US reported 53,322 current hospitalizations.
Eighteen states and one US territory reported record high Covid-19 hospitalizations Thursday, according to the CTP.
Those states are: Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming and Puerto Rico.
Record high hospitalizations are expected to continue as new Covid-19 cases continue to skyrocket.