More than 10,000 Texans are hospitalized for COVID-19, according to data released by the Texas Department of State Health Services Tuesday afternoon.
According to Tuesday’s report, 10,041 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state of Texas on Monday, the highest rate since Feb. 4, as the delta variant continues to dominate new COVID-19 infections.
Moderate and severe COVID-19 case rates have climbed exponentially during the fourth surge of the pandemic, overwhelming hospitals as staffing shortages continue. Monday’s figure represents a 37 percent increase over the number of hospitalizations one week prior. Read more about the recent COVID overflow precaution plans in this Houston Chronicle news article.
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