The light continues to shine at the end of the tunnel. At the moment, the world’s vaccination efforts seem to be outrunning the spread of the virus. Yay, us! (Let’s keep our fingers crossed that the new, faster-spreading strains don’t reverse this trend.)
Here is the “new cases” trend for the last eight days:
|Last Tuesday versus the previous Tuesday||-2%||-3%|
|Wednesday versus last Wednesday||-9%||-6%|
|Thursday versus last Thursday||-16%||-9%|
|Friday versus last Friday||-18%||-9%|
|Saturday versus last Saturday||-19%||-16%|
|Sunday versus last Sunday||-17%||-18%|
|Monday versus last Monday||-34%||-19%|
|Tuesday versus last Tuesday||-23%||-13%|
- US COVID hospitalizations declined for the seventh straight day.
- US COVID patients in ICU declined for the fifth straight day.
- The number of COVID patients on ventilators declined for the second straight day.
- The percentage of positive tests in the USA stayed out of the red zone.