Here’s some great news that you likely didn’t know.
Despite a continuing spike in COVID-19 positive cases, deaths have continued to fall and have now remained below 300 deaths per day for three days in a row. This is the first time this has happened since the pandemic began back in March.
The number of COVID-19 positive cases started increasing one month ago on June 8, 2020. Additionally, the U.S. hit a new high of 57,209 positive tests in one day on July 3.
However, despite the increase in cases, there were just 273 deaths due to COVID-19 on July 4, 212 on July 5 and 244 on July 6.
This is encouraging news. Deaths due to the coronavirus have fallen a striking 92% since reaching a high of 2,701 on May 6.
Now, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 virus is on the verge of losing its epidemic status because the recent death rates have been so low.
Despite a recent spate of good news regarding the pandemic including declining death rates, much of the media’s reporting on the pandemic has been negative.
A quick google search for “Texas hospitals overwhelmed” revealed a litany of news articles claiming Texas hospitals are about to be overwhelmed due to COVID-19. However, numerous Texas hospital CEOs have recently gone on the record to state that they are not concerned about their hospitals being overwhelmed.
The Daily Citizen is not aware of a single mainstream news outlet that has reported on the three-day streak of there being under 300 COVID-19 deaths per day as of publishing time.
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