Contrary to media reports, U.S. coronavirus daily deaths drop to 267 (lowest since March 23)
Coronavirus cases have risen 15 percent over the last two weeks across the United States. According to New York Times, coronavirus cases have risen 15 percent over the last two weeks. Cases are rising in 18 states across the South, West and Midwest. Seven states hit single-day case records Saturday, and five others hit a record earlier in the week.
In addition, the World Health Organization (WHO) also reports the largest 24-hour increase in coronavirus cases. A
The UN health agency recorded 183,000 new cases, with Brazil and the US reporting the most new infections.
However, what the media is not telling you is that, the number of coronavirus daily deaths have dropped to 267, the lowest since March 23, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Overall, the coronavirus mortality rates are steady or declining in the United States. Overall hospital volumes are down.
The graph below shows a steady average progression downwards.
Daily New Deaths in the United States
As far as hospitalization goes, the real truth is that coronavirus mortality rates are steady or declining in the United States. Overall hospital volumes are down. For example, according to ICU capacity data from the state of Florida, the ICU capacity since early April when availability was in the 38% range and has fallen since to as lows as 22% yesterday. You can see the screenshots below.