Covid-19 hospitalization

Remember back in the early days of COVID when we knew little about the disease and had nothing to treat it with? Remdesivir (brand name Veklury®) seemed promising for a while, but as I wrote last year:
All the COVID-19 statistics are a bit circumspect, counting tests, admissions, deaths, ICU stays, ventilators during a pandemic is genuinely like trying to fix the airplane while you are flying.
As with most viral infections, the standard treatment, and this applies to roughly 80% of Covid-19 cases in the aggregate population, is rest, hydration, and symptomatic relief, i.e., antipyretics – medications to reduce fever and antitussive