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Friday, May 05, 2023

COVID May 5, 2023, Update: New Pandemic Low for Hospitalizations

by Calculated Risk on 5/05/2023 09:04:00 PM

Mortgage RatesNote: Mortgage rates are from and are for top tier scenarios.

On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths).  Data is now weekly.

After the first few weeks, the pandemic low for weekly deaths had been the week of July 7, 2021, at 1,690 deaths (until recently).  

For cases, the low was 82,186 (getting close).

For COVID hospitalizations, the low was 9,821 (until this week).

COVID Metrics
New Cases per Week277,92490,318≤35,0001
Deaths per Week2🚩1,1091,049≤3501
1my goals to stop weekly posts,
2Weekly for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
🚩 Increasing number weekly for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
✅ Goal met.

COVID-19 Deaths per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the weekly (columns) number of deaths reported.

Weekly deaths increased slightly this week, just up from the pandemic low of 1,049 deaths the previous week.