• August 1 COVID-19 Test Results

    10 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The US is now reporting over 700,000 tests per day. Based on the experience of other countries, the percent positive needs to be well under 5% to really push down new infections, so the US still needs to increase the number of tests per day significantly (or take actions to push down the number of new infections).
    There were 713,277 test results reported over the last 24 hours.
    There were 60,264 positive tests.
    The seven day average of daily deaths has moved higher for the 17th consecutive day to over 1,100 per day. See the graph on US Daily Deaths here .
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  • The Latest: South Africa surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 cases

    The Latest: South Africa surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 cases

    10 days ago - By Stl Today

    JOHANNESBURG - South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa's 54 countries.
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