COVID number: Is the wave of the omicron variant over?
COVID number: Is the wave of the omicron variant over?

COVID number: Is the wave of the omicron variant over?

The seven-day average for coronavirus cases has fallen below the peak of the delta variant, Washington Post reports.

  • This comes after a wave of cases of omicron variants that paralyzed the nation during the winter months and holiday season.

What happens: Tracking by The Washington Post found that the United States has had an average of 153,029 cases per year. day from Monday.

  • The average of seven days during the rise of the delta variant hovered around 165,187 cases per day.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic’s highest number of cases was 807,897, which was reached on 22 January.

But: “Although the number of cases is lower than in December and January, when the even more contagious omicron variant sent infections into the air, they remain elevated,” according to Washington Post.

Why this matters: The United States remains in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been a large number of cases, which have led to natural immunity, and a large number of vaccinations, suggesting that the pandemic may be nearing its end.

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