New coronavirus cases are down nationwide. But the US is still averaging more than 900 deaths a day

New coronavirus cases are down nationwide. But the US is still averaging more than 900 deaths a day

(Source cnn.com) New coronavirus cases are down across the US about 12% on average over the last seven days compared to the previous week, but the nation is still averaging more than 900 deaths a day.

According to an analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University, cases are steadily declining in states hard-hit by Covid-19. Compared to last week, new cases are down in Arizona about 36%, California and Texas have seen a decrease of 29%, and Florida’s numbers are down 26%. Also on Wednesday, the US reported 44,109 cases and 1,222 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins. The number of deaths related to the coronavirus in the US topped 180,000 on Thursday, according to the JHU data. More than 5.8 million cases have been reported.

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