NATIONAL NEWS: United States reports 1,029 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday

NATIONAL NEWS: United States reports 1,029 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday

(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)

Deaths are up by nearly 300 from last week’s Tuesday total…

Here are today’s national COVID-19 numbers from the COVID Tracking Project. Deaths are up by nearly 300 from a week ago. In Washington yesterday, there were 797 additional cases reported from yesterday including six additional deaths. Daily death totals from the state have hovered around a handful despite increasing case numbers.

There are currently 365 people hospitalized for the virus in the state of Washington. For the nation, there are 59,316 hospitalizations which is the highest in the country since late April. The positive rate of 8.3 percent is holding from a week ago.

 




Newly reported deaths
Today: 1,029
Yesterday: 362
One week ago (7/14): 736
 
Newly reported cases
Today: 63K
Yesterday: 57K
7/14: 63K
 
Newly reported tests
Today: 755K
Yesterday: 733K
7/14: 760K
 
Positive test rate
Today: 8.3%
Yesterday: 7.8%
7/14: 8.3%

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