New COVID Cases Plunge 25% or More as Behavior Changes

New COVID Cases Plunge 25% or More as Behavior Changes

A dozen states are reporting drops of 25% or more in new COVID-19 cases and more than 1,200 counties have seen the same, federal data released Wednesday shows. Nationally, new cases have dropped 21% from the prior week, according to Department of Health and Human Services data, reflecting slightly more than 3,000 counties. Officials with the California Department of Public Health acknowledged that testing has fallen off, but overall rates of positive COVID tests are falling, suggesting the change is real. New cases also fell significantly in Wyoming, Oregon, South Dakota and Utah, with each state recording at least 30% fewer new cases. “The concern is that everything could change,” said Kate Yeiser, spokesperson for the Multnomah County Health Department.

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