US Covid-19 hospitalizations hit a record high for the seventh day in a row Saturday with 108,487 patients in hospitals around the country, according to the Covid Tracking Project. And the number of Covid-19 cases reported in the US reached more than 16 million after the country added 1 million cases in just four days, according to Johns Hopkins University data. It took the nation more than eight months to reach 8 million cases but less than two months to double that, as the number of new cases continues to soar.