In the past week in the U.S….
Among reported tests, the positivity rate was 10.4%.
The number of tests reported rose 5.6% from the previous week.Read more
Since Dec. 14, more than 14,006,000 doses of a covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the U.S.
More than 1,747,000 people have completed vaccination, or about 0.53% of the population. Read more in our vaccination tracker.
They off by 7% according to reports from the NY Times.…
The State of the Virus
Update for Jan. 15
- About 3,300 people are dying from the coronavirus every day in the United States. The country is fast approaching 400,000 total deaths.
- New York City is averaging more than 6,000 new cases a day. On a per capita basis, the situation on Long Island is even worse.
- Case numbers have fallen sharply across the Midwest in recent weeks, but that progress seems to be slowing. Nebraska, which is reporting fewer than half as many cases as in mid November, has plateaued over the last two weeks.
- The vaccine rollout continues to move slowly. As of Friday, about 10.6 million people had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, still far below the government’s goal for December….