COVID-19 Virus Mitigation Turns a Corner In U.S.

U.S. Cases by Age: This chart shows the age of people with COVID-19. The number of U.S. cases in range are shown at left; ages on bottom row. Data was collected from 1,500,126 people, and age was available for 99.8% of these people. (Source: CDC U.S. COVID-19 Cases Report updated June 5, 2020)

COVID-19 Virus Mitigation Turns a Corner In U.S.

The “new normal” created by the COVID-19 pandemic nationally now begins to look more like a “new tomorrow” as communities begin to re-open America.

The news is mixed as to good and not so good. As June begins, the U.S. economy is looking up after being devastated by this diabolical virus. Unemployment is headed down even after reaching lower levels than expected.

On the negative side, 21 states are now showing increases in new COVID-19 cases. These are mostly states with large urban population centers.

In addition to states loosening stay at home recommendations, the increases in new cases are happening during a time of national civic unrest when protesters were participating in large crowds without social distancing. This behavior can enhance virus spread in communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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