The 7-day average of daily deaths has hovered around 2,000 for more than a week and dropped below 1,900 on Thursday. The trend follows a 2-month climb in deaths as the Delta variant hit unvaccinated populations, particularly in Arkansas, Florida, and Louisiana…U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Level Off as Delta Variant Surge Drops, Carolyn Crist, 2021
Globally, COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline, according to a weekly update from the World Health Organization More than 3.3 million new cases and 55,000 new deaths were reported worldwide during the past week, marking a 10% drop in both, as compared to the week before.
The largest decreases in cases were reported in the Middle East, the Western Pacific region, and the Americas, the WHO reported.