Friday Stats and More

Here you friends. This chart is based on the CDC’s cases in the US statistics running on a Thursday to Wednesday weekly basis from May 14 through July 30:

As of today there have been 4,473,974 COVID-19 cases and 151,499 deaths in our country. Purely for context, in winter’s flu season there were 39 million cases of the flu and 24,000 related deaths again according to the CDC.

Here’s is the latest chart of weekly rates of COVID-19 hospitalizations:

A friend of the FEHBlog shared with him these interesting National Institutes of Health statements on new types of COVID-19 testing and the state of COVID-19 treatments. Also here’s a related HHS update on COVID-19 testing.

Have a good weekend.

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