Coronavirus update: US reaches 100K hospitalization record; federal gov’t buys more Eli Lilly antibody doses
The U.S. set several grim records Wednesday, marking one of the darkest days of the pandemic in the country this year.
Hospitalizations surpassed 100,000 and daily cases surpassed 200,000 for the second day this year. Double-digit positivity rates can be found across a majority of the U.S., with most states experiencing uncontrolled spread.
Many major cities have enacted some level of increased restriction in the past several weeks, with Los Angeles adding its name to the list Wednesday night.