Sumary of Covid US: Deaths fall to lowest level since OCTOBER but daily cases increase to 80,000:
- Infections rose five percent to more than 450,000 last week, according to a DailyMail.com analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University..
- Meanwhile, deaths remain low with 607 reported on Monday and a seven-day rolling average of about 783, the lowest figure recorded since October 28, the analysis found..
- It comes as Michigan reported a record number of coronavirus cases about one month after relaxing restrictions and Nebraska recorded the highest number of infections in almost two months..
- states – a total of 23 – are reporting a rise in cases, according to Johns Hopkins data US deaths remain low with 607 reported on Monday and a seven-day rolling average of about 783, the lowest figure recorded since October 28 The average number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals rose four percent to more than 37,000 in the week ended April 4, breaking a streak of 11 weeks of falling admissions, Reuters found..
- ‘I want to underscore that this is among 18 to 24-year-olds where we’re seeing peaks in cases.’ On Monday, Michigan reported a record number of coronavirus cases to top the daily tally among U.S..
- Following a slew of other states, Michigan began loosening restrictions around gatherings by increasing the capacity of gyms, restaurants, pubs, retail stores and entertainment venues in March..
- On Monday, Michigan recorded a record-high 11,082 COVID-19 cases, surpassing a previous daily peak of 10,140 on November 20 In Nebraska, the seven-day rolling average has also risen 114% over the last two weeks from 243 cases per day on March 21 to 522 on April 4 Data in Alaska show a 57% increase in the seven-day rolling average from 140 per day on March 21 to 220 per day on April 4 Michigan is not the only state seeing a rise in cases..
- The seven-day rolling average has also risen exponentially over the past two weeks from 243 cases per day on March 21 to 522 on April 4, according to Johns Hopkins data..
- Governor Pete Ricketts attributed the increase to a mix of the state backdating new cases and a rise in variants, particularly the UK variant known as B.1.1.7…