CDC To Update COVID-19 Cases And Deaths Weekly, Ending Daily Reports
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced it will move to report COVID-19 data around cases and deaths on a weekly basis instead of daily, starting later this month.
The agency said the change is intended “to allow for additional reporting flexibility, reduce the reporting burden on states and jurisdictions, and maximize surveillance resources.”
The updated frequency in the reporting of data will go into effect on Oct. 20, and going forward from that date jurisdictions will have to submit their COVID data every Wednesday.
This now means...