PBS NewsHour

Rising Texas COVID hospitalizations burden health care staff

Clip: 01/25/2022 | 6m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

The highly contagious omicron variant has brought new daily COVID-19 case numbers to record highs this month. The magnitude of infections have again left many hospitals under tremendous pressure and on the brink. In Texas, where just 58 percent of the state is fully vaccinated, hospitalizations have risen dramatically — by 80 percent in some cities like San Antonio. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 01/25/22

Rating: NR

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