September 9, 2021

CDC: COVID-19 transmission is high in more than 95% of US counties

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

A total of 95.19% of US counties are reporting high COVID-19 transmission rates, with at least 100 new cases per 100,000 people in the past 7 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The surge in COVID-19 cases is being driven largely by the Delta variant.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the US has seen some 40 million cases, and related deaths have surpassed 647,000.

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