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Large jump in Hawaii, Michigan, New Jersey and Delaware

Data: New York Times; Cartogram: Kavya Beherai/Axios

The COVID wave is accelerating in the US, with Maine is the only state to report negligible decline in in last two weeks.

Why is it important: 53% jump in cases and rise in hospitalization reflects how case growth went beyond the Northeast, with metropolitan areas with high vaccination rates are increasingly taking into account for a higher share of the spread of the disease.

It’s not noticeable changed public behavior, with one in three Americans now say the pandemic is over, according to latest installment of Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index.

  • Concern among Americans intensified up insignificantly, the poll showed.
  • “But absolutely not. behavior change. Anyway, behavior moving in another direction”, – said the sociologist Ipsos and senior Vice President Chris Jackson pointing to more time spent with friends and family and stable rates of dining room out.

By numbers: There were about 96,000 of them. new daily affairs over in last a week up more than 50% of about 62,500 two weeks ago.

  • highest reported incidence rates continue in northeast with Connecticut and Rhode Island publish more than 76 new cases per 100,000 people. Massachusetts scored 66 new cases per 100,000.
  • states with some of the biggest recent jumps in cases include Hawaii, Michigan, New Jersey and Delaware.
  • Eight states are still reporting new incidence rates in below ten new cases per 100,000 people including Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama.

Increase in: The U.S. averaged about 300 deaths daily, down 11% from about 340 two weeks ago.

  • What brings the US back into trend of declining COVID deaths after 7% increase last week.

big painting: USA COVID death The death toll officially surpassed 1 million this week.

  • Poll Ipsos found respondents more concerned about the spread of COVID-19 to others or the inconvenience public health restrictions than to get sick or dying – no matter what of vaccination status.
  • “Apparently, there is a relatively small amount of Americans who feel any personal meaning of risk”, Jackson said.


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Tyler Hromadka
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