October 17, 2021

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Covid-19 Deaths in U.S. Level Off as Delta Variant Surge Eases – The Wall Street Journal

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The Delta coronavirus variant’s deadly surge through the U.S. is leveling off, another sign that the nation’s most recent wave has crested.

The seven-day average for daily reports of new Covid-19 deaths has hovered near 2,000 for more than a week, and on Thursday slipped below 1,900, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. That follows a roughly two-month climb in deaths as Delta swept particularly aggressively through the southern U.S., hammering states like Florida, Louisiana and Arkansas. Public-health authorities and researchers say severe illness and deaths have largely hit unvaccinated populations.

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