Is Peak COVID In?

We think so.  The daily new case curves are turning down and though the death curve will lag for a few weeks, it will also start to turn down soon.

Thank, God, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Back to normal?  Far from it.

In recent days, coronavirus cases have been dropping steadily across the United States, with hospitalizations falling in concert. But health officials are growing increasingly concerned that quickly circulating variants of the virus could cause new surges of cases faster than the country is managing to distribute Covid-19 vaccines.

…“We’re definitely on a downward slope, but I’m worried that the new variants will throw us a curveball in late February or March,” said Caitlin M. Rivers, an epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Nationwide, new coronavirus cases have fallen 21 percent in the last two weeks, according to a New York Times database, and some experts have suggested this could mark the start of a shifting course after nearly four months of ever-worsening case totals. – NY Times

 

 

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4 Responses to Is Peak COVID In?

  1. Keith MacLennan says:

    It might be in the US but elsewhere?
    I suspect the virus has a few tricks up it’s sleeve

    Sent from my iPhone

  2. Chris says:

    Any association between less cases and WHO updated cycle threshold guidelines?

  3. Pingback: You Ready For 4 Percent CPI By Mid-Year? | Global Macro Monitor

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