COVID cases are falling, but deaths are rising
The pace of new coronavirus infections in the U.S. is beginning to slow — a potential sign that the states hit hardest by the Delta wave may be starting to turn things around.
Yes, but: Deaths are still rising, and it’s still too early to know whether schools might drive cases back up again.
By the numbers: On average, about 150,000 Americans are contracting COVID-19 infections every day. That number has fallen by 8% over the past two weeks.
The rate of new infections got worse over the past two weeks in...