COVID Cases Continue to Fall
The U.S.’s COVID case rates continued a sharp drop over the last two weeks with the seven-day rolling average falling to roughly 59,000 cases a day.
The nationwide average is roughly 18 cases per 100,000 people over two weeks.
The lowest case rates were seen in Nebraska with six cases per 100,000 people, followed by Delaware and Maryland.
Meanwhile, Montana and Alaska had the highest rates at 49 cases per 100,000 people and 47 cases per 100,000, respectively.
Given the significant drop in cases in recent weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has loosened its mask guidance.
The Biden administration has also announced taking steps to promote a return to some semblance of pre-COVID normal.
COVID deaths nationwide dropped 18% from a seven-day rolling average of more than 2,300 per day, but they still average roughly 1,900 daily.