CDC confirms what I have said here and Nate Silver says….
The virus cases HAVE peeked, based on the ‘reported numbers’ across almost all regions..…..
The full vaccination rate is reported at about 52% of the US Population….
IT’S BEEN A BLEAK WEEK, so the pandemic getting worse at a slower rate than before qualifies as good news today. At this morning’s Covid-19 briefing, CDC Director ROCHELLE WALENSKY said the seven-day average of new cases is up 3% week over week — that’s down from a 12% growth rate just a few days ago. Perhaps the peak of the country’s Delta variant surge is in sight…..
Among reported tests, the positivity rate was 10.6%.
The number of tests reported rose 16.6% from the previous week.
Since Dec. 14, more than 366,838,000 doses of a coronavirus vaccine have been administered in the U.S.
More than 172,646,000 people have completed vaccination, or about 52% of the population.
Read more in our vaccination tracker.
Seven-day averages show virus trends better than single-day values, because not all states report their numbers every day…