Massachusetts reported 2,923 people hospitalized for Covid-19 yesterday, a number the state hasn't seen since May, 2020, during the very first Covid-19 surge. The peak for last winter's surge was 2,048 patients on Jan. 4, 2021.
The state reported that 1,293, or 44%, of the patients in hospital beds, were "fully" vaccinated.
The state reported 432 people with Covid-19 in ICUs and 273 of those on ventilators. In the last surge, the peaks were 462 in ICUs and 299 intubated.
The state said that 92% of medical/surgical beds in total were occupied - and 85% of ICU beds.