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Illinois' positivity rate has been slowly climbing over the last few weeks.

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Covid cases in the U.S. are rising again, reversing course after months of decline and threatening another setback in the return to normality.

The seven-day average of new cases jumped to 57,695 Wednesday, 9.5% above the prior week, marking the biggest increase since Jan. 12, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

While that’s a fraction of the mid-January peak, the change in direction is worrisome as states fling open their economies, variant cases multiply and the country races to vaccinate as many people as possible to stave off another wave.

“We are not out of danger,” said Ali Mokdad, a professor of health metrics sciences at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, which produces influential Covid-19 projections. “We’re slowing down, and in many places going in the wrong direction.”


https://www.bloomberg.com/news...g-months-of-progress


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Read this CDC quote about the 1918 pandemic. It'sobering.

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandem...8-pandemic-h1n1.html

It seems most people want to, "fling open the economy" and, also, most seem to have a, "this pandemic will be gone by summer" pov. This isn't counting the millions of people in complete denial.

I don't follow the states' data every day so thanks for posting this.
 
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