The U.S Experiences a Decline in COVID Hospitalizations and Cases

COVID hospitalizations and cases have dropped in most of the U.S. This is a positive news for the…
The U.S Experiences a Decline in COVID Hospitalizations and Cases

COVID hospitalizations and cases have dropped in most of the U.S. This is a positive news for the country after battling with the spread of COVID-19 for more than a year. In most states, the death rate for COVID-19 is now 0.1%. According to recent statistics, there is more reason to celebrate as the virus is now under control.

The one week moving average of cases reported declined this year by 94 percent. It declined from over 250,000 new cases daily to just 14,000 cases per day. The one-week average of COVID hospitalizations has continued to drop. It dropped by 13 percent this week and has continued to decline since April 19th.

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The cases reported daily across the nation this week dropped by 23.7%, while deaths dropped by 31.6% and hospitalizations decreased by 8.8%. The reduction in cases and hospitalizations is being experienced in almost all states in the country.

Only 5 states record daily death toll for every 100k inhabitants higher than 0.1%.  The number of COVID patients in Washington D.C which is 13 patients per 100,000 residents,  represents the greatest concentration of COVID patients in any states. 

In any state, the greatest concentration of patients in intensive care units for every 100,000 residents  is 3, and 5 states record zero patient in its intensive care units.

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