New coronavirus cases in US up by 11% over last week: report
A new analysis found that the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. rose by 11% last week, with Midwest states hit the hardest. The report, published by Reuters, also found that 29 out of 50 states have seen cases rise for a least two weeks in a row. The deaths, however, fell 3%.
The states experiencing growth of cases are across the Midwest, with the exception of Illinois and Missouri. There are also emerging hotspots in the Northeast, South and West, per Reuters.
Idaho claimed the highest test positivity rate in the nation, with 23.5% of over 17,000 tests returning positive last week, per data from The COVID Tracking Project, a volunteer-compiled database. Also reporting rates over 20% last week were South …continued .
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