COVID-19 surge accelerates in Pa. and N.J. as numbers go ‘in the wrong direction’; Delco hospitals straining f – The Philadelphia Inquirer

On Thursday, the nation passed another grim milestone in the pandemic, setting records for cases and hospitalizations, with over 153,000- new cases and at least 62,000 people currently hospitalized. In Chicago, the mayor said that starting Monday, residents should leave home only to go to work or school, or for essential needs, such as seeking medical care or getting groceries.