September 23, 2021

Spartanburg has highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the nation

Spartanburg County has the highest hospitalization rate for COVID-19 patients in the nation, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

The newspaper published a color-coded map, showing that in general, areas shaded green had the highest vaccination rates and the lowest hospitalization rates for COVID patients.

Areas with the lowest vaccination rates tended to have the highest COVID hospitalization rates in areas shaded purple, The Post reported.

"In general, the rates of vaccination in each region are the inverse of hospitalization rates. In less hospitalized green zones, 50 percent of the population or more are fully vaccinated," The Post article stated. Continue reading