The good thing is Covid deaths have dropped….
All this runs while colds, flu and RSV cases are everywhere….
Update for December 1
- Cases, hospitalizations and test positivity are all rising at the national level, suggesting that the relative stability seen this fall could be coming to an end.
- Daily case and death data are subject to fluctuations around Thanksgiving that do not affect other metrics. It is therefore particularly concerning to see hospitalizations and test positivity — the most reliable data at this time of year — rising sharply.
- Most states have seen hospitalizations increase in the past two weeks. In Californiaand New Mexico, these increases have been especially pronounced.
- Deaths so far have run counter to this upward trend. The average number of deaths reported each day has fallen by seven percent in recent weeks, to around 260….