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US shatters global record with at least 1.1 million Covid cases in a day

Indian Express | 11/01/2022 01:23 PM | Click to read full article

Despite the Omicron strain being reported as a less severe variant, the new variant of concern has driven the hospitalisations to an all-time high in the US.

The number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients have doubled in three weeks, reported Reuters, surpassing the record of 132,051 hospitalisations set in January last year.