With the Omicron variant sparking yet another wave in the pandemic, hospitalizations of patients with Covid-19 reached an all-time high at East Alabama Medical Center this week, jumping to 96 on Sunday before eclipsing the century mark on Tuesday.

As of Tuesday morning, 100 patients with Covid-19 were hospitalized at EAMC and EAMC-Lanier, the new pandemic high for the time being. The previous high in hospitalizations during a wave of Covid-19 was 93 on Sept. 4 of last year. 

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