Covid-19 patients are dying in U.S. hospitals at levels not seen since February, and the numbers could worsen as intensive-care units overflow in parts of the South. In Alabama, there are now more people in ICUs statewide than there are staffed beds available, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Florida, Mississippi, Georgia and Texas are all using more than 90% of their ICU capacity. Covid-19 patients take up about half of ICU beds in those states, an extraordinary amount for a single diagnosis. The fast-spreading delta variant has fueled the Covid-19 wave that began lashing the Ozarks in late June and spread nationwide. There are some preliminary signs that the wave may be close to a peak, especially in those original hot spots, but the situation remains dire in hospitals, where officials say the vast majority of Covid inpatients are unvaccinated. The U.K.’s […]