By September 12, The summer peak averaged less than 34,300New cases every day, according to Johns Hopkins data.
There is almost no place in America where Covid-19 case counts are trending in the right direction as the country heads into what health experts say will be the most challenging months of the pandemic.
The partnership is expected to help "jurisdictions solve a logistical hurdle and decrease the burden of distributing, administering, and reporting COVID-19 vaccination for both states and long-term care facilities", said Dr. Robert Redfield, director for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a statement. The state's seven-day COVID-19 hospitalization rate reached a five-month peak at 17.3 per 100,000 population on October 11, the memo said.
More hospitalizations will likely be followed by a rise in daily coronavirus deaths, said Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. All were sick enough to be hospitalized in intensive care units.
The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison, said the study published this month in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal. Six major hospitals in the state were reported to have no more ICU surge capacity, the memo said. Cases in CT and Florida, on the other hand, increased by 50% or more.
The 14 states that reached their highest-ever seven-day average of new daily cases were: Alaska, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The highest single daily case count was two weeks earlier, when confirmed infections hit more than 77,000.
A total of 7,916,532 people in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began, and at least 216,903 of them have died, according to Johns Hopkins.
Officials say COVID-19 deaths for a single day in IL were back up to the highest levels since June, and cases in CT and Florida increased by 50% or more.
By May 20, all US states had begun lifting stay-at-home orders and other restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The case arose several weeks after the meeting The July 4 holiday was celebrated.
President Donald Trump even tweeted a rare acknowledgement that COVID-19 cases are rising.