August 11, 2020

Decline in US COVID-19 deaths, cases

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

The US reported more than 376,000 COVID-19 cases and 7,200 deaths for the week ending August 9, marking the first decline in deaths after 4 weeks of increases, according to an August 10 Reuters analysis of Johns Hopkins data.

COVID-19 cases in the US have now fallen for 3 consecutive weeks. New cases in Arizona fell more than 48% in the last week, and Florida, California, and Tennessee reported fewer cases than in the previous week.

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