June 27, 2022

CDC: US COVID-19 cases, deaths declining

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

According to the June 24 Becker’s Hospital Review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) latest US COVID-19 statistics include the following:

  • As of June 23, the 7-day average for newly reported COVID-19 cases dropped 5.6% to 97,430.
  • The weekly average for COVID-19 related deaths dropped by 10.4% to 255 from the previous week.
  • The 7-day average (June 15-21) for COVID-19 hospitalizations rose 1% to 4,375.
  • For the week ending June 18, the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 was involved in 56% of all COVID-19 cases.

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