Infographic: Trending green and going great — Every state in the US seeing decreased cases of COVID

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The U.S. averaged fewer than 40,000 new cases per day over the past week. That’s a 21% improvement over the week before, and the first time the daily average has dipped below 40,000 since September — eight months ago. New cases declined last week in 37 states. Not a single state moved in the wrong direction.

Deaths from the coronavirus are at their lowest level since last July — about 600 per day, on average, per the AP, and may soon hit their lowest point of the entire pandemic. Nationally, hospitalization rates are also falling significantly.

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The U.S. is finally winning its battle against COVID-19 thanks almost exclusively to one weapon: the vaccines. More than 107 million Americans have gotten both doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, and the vaccination drive in the U.S. has been underway for nearly six months. All of that real-world experience has confirmed that the vaccines are highly effective, and it has produced no new safety concerns.

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Infographic: Trending green and going great — Every state in the US seeing decreased cases of COVID

Infographic: Trending green and going great — Every state in the US seeing decreased cases of COVID

The U.S. averaged fewer than 40,000 new cases per day over the past week. That’s a 21% improvement over the ...
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