Across the country COVID cases have fallen by 25% in the last two weeks.
There are now an average of 114,000 newly reported cases per day in the country. While still high, it’s significantly less than over the summer as COVID peaked.
Due to the wave over the summer, the death rates are still rising. For the last two weeks they’ve averaged 2,000 per day, and are up 4%.
As the positive cases continue to decline, the death rate will soon start to drop as well.
Alaska now has the biggest spike the country has ever seen in the last two weeks, averaging more cases per capita than any state has.
Tennessee has improved the most over the last two weeks and Connecticut remains lowest for cases per capita, with only 14 positive cases for every 100,000.
FingerLakes1.com is the region’s leading all-digital news publication. The company was founded in 1998 and has been keeping residents informed for more than two decades. Have a lead? Send it to [email protected].