COVID Cases Take a Big Dip Nationwide

COVID-19 cases have taken a big dip nationwide in recent days, offering encouragement that Omicron might be on its way out.

QUICK FACTS:
  • National reporting of COVID-19 cases have taken a significant dip nationwide according to The Epoch Times.
  • Thirty-four states in all have reported decreases in recent days, not including those who have had single-day drops.
  • The nationwide downward trend includes states like New York, California, and Florida who previously saw big increases, believed to be due to the Omicron variant.
  • Other states with fewer cases recently reported include Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, and Pennsylvania.
  • In addition to states in every corner of the nation seeing downturns in COVID-19 diagnosis, several have seen lower hospital admissions with and/or for COVID-19.
MORE SPECIFICS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS TRENDS:
  • The state of New York had over 90,000 cases on Jan. 7 of this year but dropped down to 26,772 on Monday. According to The Epoch Times.
  • Alabama saw cases drop from 14,000 on Jan. 10 to less than 10,000 for several days in a row this week.
  • New Jersey had over 33,400 cases on Jan. 7 and logged under 8,300 cases ten days later.
  • Oregon’s dropped from nearly 9,000 cases on Jan. 3 to less than 1,800 about a week later.
BACKGROUND:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said on NBC’s “Today” show that the United States hadn’t seen the Omicron variant peak just over a week ago.
  • The U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy said Sunday that the United States has not yet reached its national peak of the Omicron variant, according to The Washington Post.